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- farming and agricuture were the dominant occupations
- family was a production unit
- geographial mobiliy was limited
- communities were small, tightknit
- no formal education, religious participation washig
- According to Talcott Parsons, the extended family was most popular
- family was multi-functional - roles of education, childcare, healthcare
- ascribed status
- Peter Laslett research shows that nuclear families wee the norm in pre-industrial England. extended families may have been important, but unlikely because of low life expectancy.
Urban Industrial Society
- factory machinery mass produced goods
- development of rail and steam boats tracel.
- geographical mobility stilllimited
- life was organised around the factories, bonds were lost, more loose knit
- formal education
- decline of women in work place
- Parsons said that the isolated nuclear family emerged - no longer need to live with extended family.
- family is now a unit of…