Modernist view of the family

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  • modernist view of the family
    • new right view
    • Robert chester
      • diversity had lead to the traditional family changing into the neo-conventional family
        • most people live/ aspire to be in a nuclear family, most people want to marry and have kids, most kids live with biological parents, cohabitation is a temp stage
      • nuclear family is ideal
      • segregated- joint conjugal roles
    • The rapoports
      • five types of diversity
        • cultural
          • structure, culture, ethnic group
        • life stage
          • The life cycle reached by family, wont always be in same family
        • organisational
          • roles of family members
        • generational
          • attitudes vary depending on generation
        • social class
          • structure and function- extended more common in WC


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