Postmodernism and the Family

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  • Created on: 15-02-21 16:11
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  • Postmodernist views of the Family
    • Diversity and consumer choice are two key features of postmodern society and this is reflected in the disintegration of the traditional family
    • Beck-Gernsheim and Stacey argue the traditional family is being replaced by a wide diversity of relationships as people no longer feel bound by traditional ideas and expectations
    • The changes in society reflect individuals making their consumer choices
    • Individuals pick and choose relationships as it suits them


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