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Marxist view of the family
Marxists see society as Capitalist and based on conflict between the 2 classes:

Ruling class- own means of production
Working class-labour exploited for profit

Maintains and legitimises the base

S Shapes the structure

They see all institutions as helping to keep inequality and capitalism. The…

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which was important because the men needed to know the paternity of their children so
that they passed their property down to their rightful heirs. This nuclear family brought a
woman's sexuality under the control of men and turned women into a reproduction

According to Marx when capitalism and…

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