- Created by: riri33
- Created on: 29-04-19 09:18
Murdocks 'four essestial functions' of the family;
-Stable satisfaction of the sex drive – within monogomous relationships
-The biological reproduction of the next generation – without which society cannot continue.
-Socialisation of the young – teaching basic norms and values
-Meeting its members economic needs – producing food and shelter for example.
Parsons the two essential or irreducible functions of the family;