Sociological Perspectives

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  • Sociological Perspectives
    • Functionalism
      • George Murdock (1949)
        • Economic stability
        • Reproduction
        • Primary socialization
        • Teaching gender roles and sexuality
      • Talcott Parsons (1955)
        • Functional Fit theory
        • Warm Bath theory
        • Instrumental and expressive roles
        • Primary socialization
        • Stabilization of adult personalities
      • Chester (1985)
        • Neo-conventional family
        • Dual-earners
      • Willmott and Young (1974)
        • Symmetrical family
        • March of Progress
      • Functional prerequisites
      • Body analogy
      • Value consensus
    • Marxists
      • Eli Zaretsky (1976)
        • Safe Haven theory
      • Althusser
        • Legitimization of ruling class ideology
        • Ideological state apparatus
        • Repressive state apparatus
      • Engels (1820-1885)
        • Woman akin to prostitutes in the family
        • False class consciousness
      • Gittens (1998)
        • Age patriarchy
      • Karl Marx
      • Unit of production
      • Unit of consumption
    • Feminists
      • Fran Ansley (1972)
        • Women are the takers of ****
      • Dobash and Dobash (1979)
        • Police don't take violent crime towards wives by husbands seriously
        • Link to 1991 Marital **** Law
      • Marsden (1995) / Ferri and Smith (1996)
        • Triple shift
        • Dual burden
        • Emotional work/labour
      • Stanko (2000)
        • A woman is killed by a partner or ex every three days in the UK
      • Elisabeth Bott (1957)
      • Arlie Hochschild (2012)
      • Anne Oakley (1974)
      • Patriarchy
    • New Right
      • Charles Murray (1989)
        • Married to the state
        • Dependency culture
        • The 'underclass'
      • Amato (2000)
        • Kids from single parent families are more likely to live in poverty, fail in education, and be involved in crime
      • Benson (2006)
        • Unmarried couples are more likely to lead to single parent families
      • Dennis and Erdos (2000)
        • Families are not changing, they are deteriorating
      • The feminist movement is damaging to the traditional nuclear family/society
    • Postmodernism
      • Giddens
        • Individual thesis
        • Pure relationships
        • Same sex couples are the pioneers of family diversity
      • Beck (1992)
        • Individual thesis
        • Zombie categories
        • Risk society
        • Negotiated families
      • Stacey (1989)
        • Divorce extended families
        • Relationships based on choice, women instigate divorce
      • Weeks (1999)
        • Change in attitudes and laws has led to more same sex couples
        • New Right are fighting a losing battle opposing diversity
        • Greater choice comes from reduced religious influence
      • Rapoports
        • 5 types of family diversity
      • Morrow (1998)
        • Children are active agents within the family
      • Shorter (1975)

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