CONTORBUTIONS TO SOCIOLGY HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES sociology

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CONTORBUTIONS TO SOCIOLGY HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES
postmodern Functionalist Marxist Feminist
+New Right
Diversity ­ more Consensus theory A theory of Women's
choice freedom! Everything is fine disagreement society rights-equality!
Made women freer
More secular, less and positive... split in to two ­ and independent
religious ­ 60% get bourgeois and too- post-modern
married in religious Families gender proletariat ­ will say this too
ceremonies/Church specific roles as inequality! Stacey ­ divorce
Parsons say! Good because they makes women
stronger, they
Cohabitation Segregated conjugal have a idea to solve have a choice!
accepted as Weeks roles make women this ­ Communism
says: Change in and men have Leads to women
demography rates ! different roles, eg. Families perform being more equal-
less marriage rate, women cook clean roles maintain and families being
less children rates men are the natural capitalism more symmetrical
as young and
than before ­ breadwinners he *reproducing the
Wilmott say
Giddens ­ people says these are next generation of ­creation of the
stay together not for biological. the work force less traditional
traditional reasons Women are expected *socialise children in new metro sexual
but for happiness to stay at home and to accepting, man; due to
love and sex. do h.w and child respecting, women being
economically
care. competing powerful ­ which
Consumerism Cooper/Althusserge leads them to
Globalisation New Laws to rise nder roles! make decisions as
ICT marriage rates : *buying capitalist well.
Risk and uncertainty Married couple products
Migration allowance legal age *keep
= cause the diverse in Romania reduced workingcannot stop Marxist feminist
will say that
society to 15 in order to survive
capitalism and
Awards to get patriarchy
New family types married and have Marriage maintain oppresses women
due to many children in capitalism ­ ­ Benson states
postmodernism: Nazi Germany Men need to provide that if women
where paid for the
Gay/Civil their family so they
housework at
partnership Reduce divorce cannot strike. minimum wage the
Unmarried rates, in direct: ++ Engel says that capitalist society
cohabitating couples CSA ­ makes bourgeoisies marry economy will be
Friend households ­ couples stay each other/people damaged highly.
given mortgages etc. together rather than similar to them to
accepted as families pay, leads to empty keep the wealth and Single person
households ­
Chosen familes! shell marriages and power within their women choose not
domestic violence class and group to get married go
ICT/Technology with in the family. Example the Royal on to further
Changes family family education and
types for example work ­ get married
later - 27
IVF etc. allows gay

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Holidays ­ indirect Does mention
children as Plummer laws someone women being Less children ­ due
says! "mother" has to stay oppressed, used to to late marriages,
contraception used
at home and look do emotional work, to control number
Families become after children and take stress away of children to -
more negotiated, Maternity and from husband as women had a
separate, individual paternity leave Parsons say ­"Warm choice to have
as Becks say ­ they oppress women too bath theory" children, 1/5
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CAPITALIST WOULD
OF DISSAPEREAD
IF THERE IS LESS
NF'S!! ­ MORE
More expectation
DIVERSITY BUT within marriage
STILL CAPITALISM ­Fletcher says
SO MOST OTHER women do not cope
FAMILIES they leave because
MAINTAIN
CAPITALISM TOO.
they are powerful
Only looks at the too, they rely on the
negative side! government and
Capitalism benefits agencies.
society is some
ways too.…read more

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