The New Right and The Family

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  • Created on: 14-06-18 16:31
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  • The New Right
    • Political Perspective
      • Associated with the conservative government
    • Charles Murray (1990)
      • Claimed that the welfare benefits are too generous and create a culture of dependency where poor people become dependent on the state
        • This then creates an underclass of people who become work shy
    • Pro the Nuclear Family
      • Nuclear families provide the best support
        • Dislike family diversity
    • Dislike family diversity
    • Dennis and Erdos (2000)
      • Families without Fathers
        • Single mothers place children at a disadvantage


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