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Functionalism Ideas
· Murdock- 4 Functions of the family; Sexual, Reproductive, Education
and Economic.
Sexual: Healthy sex life, Controlled sex life.
Reproductive: Producing the next generation.
Economic: Man works, Women house keeps, taxes paid, food and shelter.
Educational: Primary socialisation and norms and values.
· Parsons- 2 Functions of the family; Primary Socialisation and
Stabilisation of Adult Personalities.
Primary Socialisation: Primary socialisation typically occurs during
childhood and is when a child learns the attitudes, values and actions
appropriate to individuals as members of a particular culture.
Stabilising Adult Personalities: Warm bath theory; the idea that the family
provides a relaxing environment for the stresses of the day to be relieved.…read more

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Functionalism Keywords
Contigual roles Breadwinner
Reconstituted families Homemaker
Consensus theory Monogamy
Willmott and Young (Symmetrical families) Stabilising Adult Personalities
Murdock Positive
Parsons
Traditional
Idealistic
Functions
Education
Economic
Sexual
Reproductive
Old Fashioned
Warm bath theory
Primary Socialisation
Nuclear/Cereal Packet families
Instrumental
Expressive…read more

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New Right
· Policies: Government and Conservatives
· The Media: Daily Mail, The Telegraph
Murray: Underclass
New Rabble: Long term unemployment, Welfare dependent and single
mothers on benefits. This is bad and dangerous for society.
New Victorians: Respective middle class, married, good socialisation, work
and pay taxes. Good for society.
Similar to Functionalist. They believe that the nuclear family is correct and
disagrees with reconstituted and single parent families.…read more

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New Right Keywords
Policies Extended Family
Media Consensus
Conservatives Positive
Daily Mail
New Rabble
New Victorian
Murray
Underclass
No Dark side
Social Policies
Laws
Traditional Roles
Ideal Family type
Multicultural Society
Immigration
Racist
Biased
Geographical Mobility…read more

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Feminist Ideas
Liberal Feminist:
Not strict
Positive
New Man: A man who helps with childcare and with the jobs around the
house.
Can have partnerships in marriage.
Sue Sharpe: Women's Aspirations
Radical Feminists:
Strict
Men can benefit from family life more than women.
Marriage can be prison
Divorce allows escape
Negative
Ansley: " Women are takers of shit"…read more

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Comments

wngono

A straightforward and easy to read PPT which summarises the Families and Households unit. Explanations are helpful and concise.

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stop revising

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