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what is an allowance system?
men give wives an allowance put of which they spend on necessities
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what percentage of old pensioners live alone?
14%
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what happens in modern society and old age?
old are mainly excluded from paid work, which means they are dependant on family and the state
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what happens with postmodern society and old age?
orderly stages of life have broken down e.g. children dressing in adult clothing
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politicisation of migration: what is assimilation?
aimed to encourage immigrants to adopt the language and values of the host culture to make them like us
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politicisation: what is multiculturalism?
accepting that migrants might want to retain their identity
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what is childbearing?
nearly half (47%) of children are now being born outside of marriage, couples are cohabiting
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what are the reasons for increase of births outside marriage?
women are having children at a later age and most couples are cohabiting
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what percentage of families are now lone parent?
22%
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what percentage of this make up of a women headed household?
99%
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what are the reasons for the increase of lone parent families?
due to the increase of divorce
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why do lone parent families tend to be female headed?
women have always had the expressive role and men are less likely to give up their job for their children
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what is the percentage of step families in Britain?
10%
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what percentage of children in step families come from the women
85%
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what are the reasons for the pattern of step families?
step families form when lone parents form new relationships
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ethnic differences: what families have over half lone parents households headed by women?
black caribbean and black african
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extended family today: what is beanpole family?
type of extended family which is long and thin as it has a lot of generations but not unlces or cousins
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