Topic 1- What are Marxists perspective?
Family provides important functions for capitalism.
ZARESTKY- How family benefits capitalism= Sees family as an escape route from oppression& exploitation from work.
ALTHUSSER- The ideological role of family= Socialising both pro-capitalist ideology
ENGLES- Family serves the intrests of the economy
Topic 1- What are the Feminists perspective?
Family reinforces gender inequality& patriarchy
Marxist Feminist- MARGARET BENSTON= Doubly exploited as workers and as women
Liberal Feminist= Best way to improve the position of women is through social reforms
Radical Feminist= DELPHY& LEONARD= Family is a patriarchal instiution, women do most work, men get beneift
KATE MILLET= Familes are characterized by patriachy
Topic 1- What are the New Rights perspective?
Supports traditional values& instiutions- Traditional family life is under threat from social changes
MURRAY& MARSLAND= Argues welfare state underminds personal responsibility and self help
Topic 1- What are Functionalists perspective?
Importance of the nucleur family, the universbaility& changing functions
MURDOCK= Universal instiution- 4 BASIC FUNCTIONS:
2.Stable Satisfaction of sex drive
4. Economic needs
PARSONS= 2 BASIC FUNCTIONS:
1. Primary socialisation
2. The stable stablization of human personalilities