Why is there a decline in nuclear families?

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  • Created on: 23-03-14 15:10
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  • Why is there a decline in nuclear families?
    • Increase in divorce rates
      • More socially acceptable
        • Royal family
      • Easier to get divorced (quickie divorce)
      • Till "death do us part" not seen as important
      • Media "romantisicm"
        • High expectations could lead to divorce
    • Dual worker families
      • No specific breadwinner
    • Increase in career women
    • Rise in co-habitiation
      • Weddings are expensive
      • Gay marriage
      • More secular society
      • More socially acceptable

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