Familie and households

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Define Social Solidarity and link to the family.
Where people must feel like they are part of the community or shared interest. The family is a unit which provides socialisation for children.
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what was Parsons Functional Fit theory?
Where the nuclear family is the best fit for society as the nucear family are geographically mobile becuase they are able to move to different areas where the jobs are.
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what is a critism of Parsons theory?
Functionalism doesnt allow for homosexual families and doesnt count for the 'new' type of familites such as chosen families.
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Define Focal socialising agency.
the education system acts as an agent of socialisation, it is able to bridge the gap between the family and wider society.
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What did Murdock say about the family.
The familiy performs four essential functions to meet the needs of society and its memebers/
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What were Murdocks four functions.
1) it stabilies the sex drive. 2) reproduces the next generation. 3) socialisation of the young 4) meets is members economic needs such as food and shelter.
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