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  • Created on: 10-12-12 19:26
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  • Theories
    • Marxist
      • Engels
        • Argues society has evolved through a series of stages from privative communism to capitalism.
        • Also believed that the BOURGEOIS nuclear family oppressed women because females main role was to produce children and they were economically dependant on husbands.
        • Ownership of private property is the heart of capitalism and is largely owned by men. Main concern is that they pass it down to legitimate heirs.
        • Believed all this was unfair...
    • Functionalist
      • Murdock
        • Analysed 250 societies.
        • Argued four functions in the family were present: Sexual, Reproductive, educational, economic.
        • Believed family was universal.
          • Ik tribe prove this wrong!!!
      • Parsons
        • Fucntion 1: Primary socialisation of the child
        • Function 2: The stabilisation of the adult personalities
          • Fucntion 1: Primary socialisation of the child
  • Functionalist
    • Murdock
      • Analysed 250 societies.
      • Argued four functions in the family were present: Sexual, Reproductive, educational, economic.
      • Believed family was universal.
        • Ik tribe prove this wrong!!!
    • Parsons
      • Function 2: The stabilisation of the adult personalities

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