The family and social policy

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  • The family and social policy
    • The New Right
      • Patricia Morgan
        • Gay families are unnatural as children can only be the outcome of the 'natural loving union' between a man and a woman
          • They only desire children to acquire the benefits of a life that imitates heterosexuality
        • They only desire children to acquire the benefits of a life that imitates heterosexuality
        • The labour governments family policy undermined both marriage and the traditional family because it was biased towards single parents, dual-career families and gay people, at the expense of single-earner, two-parent nuclear families
      • Butler
        • Strong and durable families are important to the stability of society as 'broken families' are more likely to produce children who break the law, be unemployed and be dependent on benefits
      • Donzelot
        • Familial ideology is part of a wider process of surveillance and social control operated by the state

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