Feminism - Main Points
See the family as being Male-dominated and oppressing women. They believe that the family also contributes to patriarchy.
That the family is there to help the husband release his frustration. The family contributes to capitalism.
Looks at the womans position within the society and pragmatism.
Feminists have not considered the variations in Family life and have exaggerated. There is no backed detail.
Functionalism - Main Points
Murdock believed that the family had 4 main points to carry out within the society.
There are many other social institutions.
Marixism - Main Points
Discovered the nuclear family and believes that the family has control over women.
Believes that the family fuels capitalism and provides the production of new workers.
There is no proof that the Nuclear family came about at the same time as capitalism.