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Young and Willmott (1973)

Studied the Symmetrical family. They noted that although men and women may do different jobs in the family home, they contribruted the same amount of work in total. Young and Willmott are a functionalist approach so they therefore see this workig for society.

Young and Willmott (1957)

Their study was to look to see how important the wider familty is in society. This study was conducted in Bethnal Green. Bethnal Green was a working-class area that Young and Willomott were conducting their study. They expected to find that the wider family was seen as less important as women got married at an…


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