Theories for the Family

A brief overview of the three theories applied to fuctions of the family.

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  • Families
    • Marxism
      • Engles
        • Nuclear Family meant family four tune stayed within the family
        • Glorified prostitues
      • Zaretsky
        • 'Cushion' Effect
        • Teachings of Class Differences
      • Unit of Consumption
        • Families are customers for big companies
        • WORK > BUY > CONSUME > DIE
    • Feminism
      • Liberal
        • Fight for equal rights
      • Marxist
        • Women absorb man's anger against Capitalism
        • Abolition of the family
      • Radical
        • 'Sleeping with the Enemy'
      • Difference
        • Every woman has different experiences
    • Functionalism
      • Murdock
        • Stabilisation of the Adult Sex-Drive
        • Reproduction
        • Primary Socialisation
        • Economic Security
      • Parsons
        • Reproduction
        • Stabilisation of the Adult Personality
        • Structural Differentation
        • Industrialisation

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