10F Family diversity

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what did rapoport and rapoprt say?
5 types of famiy diversity; organisational, cultural, generational, social class and life course
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what are the reasons for the increase in family diversity?
marriage, divorce, cohabitation, decline in births, decline in deaths, changing attitudes, changing roles of women, secularisation, welfare support, more cultures/ethnicities
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what are the different family types?
ethnic families, reconstituted, single parent, single person, extended, beanpole, dual income, LAT, same sex
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what did Ballard say? (extended families)
in Asian families extended family is important and they usually live close
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what did Mirza say about African lone parent families?
the reason for lone parent families is not because of slavery but because of the importance that black women place on their independence
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what percentage of families are single parent?
22%
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why are single parent families nearly always female?
because they are more likely to be given custody of the children, seen as maternal
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what did Burden say about single parent households?
women receive lower salaries but work longer
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what are the effects of single parent households in society?
children from them are more likely to get divorced, mothers income drops,
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what did Charles Murray say about single parent households?
they lead to educational failure and crime
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what did Bernardes say? (single person households)
there are still strong pressures to get married today
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what did Stein say?(single person households)
many people are choosing creative singlehood where they live alone out of choice
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what did Young and Willmott say about extended families?
extended families are still important but they usually dont live together
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what did Charles find? (extended families)
the extended family in Britain was almost completely extinct
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what did mason say? (extended families)
women are usually faced with the burden of looking after elderly extended family members
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how did Brannen describe beanpole families?
long and thin
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how many families are LATs?
1 in 10
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what did the economic social research council say about LATs?
couples lived apart to keep their independence and career, 61% are young, 31% say they want to get married later
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which act gives same sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples?
Marriages (same sex) Act 2014
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what are the traits of working class families?
more likely to live in overcrowded housing, have traditional gender roles and have higher divorce rates
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what is a Neo conventional family?
a nuclear family where both parents work
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what did Chester say about nuclear families?
the nuclear family is still popular but is just a modern version with less traditional roles
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what did weeks say about family diversity?
there has been a long term shift in attitudes since the 1950s, sexual morals are based on personal choice not the church, there is a growing acceptance of family diversity in society, however family patterns continue to be fairly traditional
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what are the 2 things that cause reconstituted families?
divorce or death of spouse
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what did weeks say about same sex couples?
they create families where friends are seen as family
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what are the reasons for the increase in family diversity?

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marriage, divorce, cohabitation, decline in births, decline in deaths, changing attitudes, changing roles of women, secularisation, welfare support, more cultures/ethnicities

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what are the different family types?

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what did Ballard say? (extended families)

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