Divorce Reform Act 1969

What did the Divorce Reform Act allow?
Married couples to divorce on the grounds of irretrievable breakdown
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What do Functionalists and The New Right believe?
Disagree because they want to keep the traditional nuclear family
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What do Marxists believe?
Agree because it supports many family types&may create more family types
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What do Feminists believe?
Agree because they see a woman in a marriage as oppressive&patriarchal, so women should have a choice if they want to leave their marriage
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What do Postmodernists believe?
Agree because it leads to more family diversity which they believe is better than just one traditional family type
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What do Functionalists and The New Right believe?

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Disagree because they want to keep the traditional nuclear family

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What do Marxists believe?

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What do Feminists believe?

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What do Postmodernists believe?

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