Sociology Unit 1: Families and Households

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Roles of the family - Functionalism

Parsons - 2 main functions of the family - Primary socialisation

                                                            Stabilisation of adult personalities

Murdock - 4 main functions of the family - Sexual

                                                             Reproductive

                                                             Economic

                                                             Socialisation                         

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Roles of the family - Functionalism

Parsons - 2 main functions of the family - Primary socialisation

                                                            Stabilisation of adult personalities

Murdock - 4 main functions of the family - Sexual

                                                             Reproductive

                                                             Economic

                                                             Socialisation                         

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