family, morality and state policy

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Valerie Riches

Traditional nuclear family is under threat because of conctraception, sex education, working mothers, divorce, lone parents etc.

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Graham Allen

Tax and Welfare policies aimed at heterosexual married couples have discouraged cohabited and one-parent families

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Ann Oakley

Familial ideology is patriarchal; benefits men as 'real woman' leave their job to bring up children.

Gender role socialization - girls are taught from an early age that motherhood is the ultimate goal 

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Barrett and McIntosh

Familial ideology is antisocial as it promotes nuclear family and dismisses other family structures; one-parent families are seen as cause of social problems

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