AS Sociology. Unit One Families and Households.

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The Domestic divison of labour.

Parsons- Expressive and instrumental roles.- Women= homemaker Male = breadwinner

Bott- Segreagated Conjugal roles - separate roles for male and female (similar to Parsons)

        Joint conjugal Roles- Couple share taskes such as the house work and child care along side spending more of there leisure  time together.

Young and Willmott- The symmetrical Family.

Bethnal Green East end of London. 1950S the male was most commonly the bread winner, spending little time with his wife who did all the house work, childcare etc.

1973- March of Progress. Families are becoming nmore equal with more men taking upon roles such as having an interest in childcare,along side women going to…


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