AQA AS Sociology - THE FAMILY, SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND SOCIAL CHANGE Families and Households

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ACHIEVMENT

THE ALLOCATION OF ROLES AND STATUS ON THE BASIS OF INDIVIDUAL MERIT. EG. THROUGH THE ACQUISITION OF QUALIFICATIONS

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ASCRIPTION

THE ALLOCATION OF ROLES AND STATUS ON THE BASIS OF FIXED CHARACTERISTICS EG. ON THE BASIS OF GENDER OR WHAT FAMILY YOU ARE BORN IN TO

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EXPRESSIVE LEADER

PARSONS TERM FOR THE FEMALE FUNCTION OF MOTHER/HOUSEWIFE

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EXTENDED KINSHIP NETWORKS

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FAMILY MEMBERS BEYOND THE NUCLEAR FAMILY. EG. COUSINS GRANDPARENTS.

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HOUSEHOLD

A SOCIAL GROUP WHO SHARE A COMMON RESIDENCE

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IDEOLOGY

A SET OF POWERFUL IDEAS

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INDUSTRIALIZATION

THE PROCESS (OCCURING IN THE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES IN BRITAIN) WHERBY SOCIETIES MOVED FROM AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING. IT HAD A HUGE IMPACT, CREATING CITIES, CHANGING PEOPLES OCCUPATIONS AND ALTERING THEIR SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

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INSTRUMENTAL LEADER

PARSONS TERM FOR THE MALE BREADWINNER

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KINSHIP

RELATED TO EACH OTHER BY BLOOD OR MARRIAGE

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MUTUAL ECONOMIC SUPPORT SYSTEM

A SYSTEM IN WHICH FAMILY MEMBERS WORK TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER

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RIGHT WING

POLITICAL IDEAS THAT ARE SUPPORTIVE OF TRADITION

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SOCIAL SOLIDARITY

THE FEELING OF BELONGING

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SYMMETRICAL FAMILY

A NUCLEAR FAMILY IN WHICH BOTH SPOUSES PERFORM EQUALLY IMPORTANT ROLES

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