Families and Households

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Demography: Harper
Change in mind set of young women.
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Demography: Eade
Bangladeshi Muslims in Britain created hierarchical identities.
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Demography: Erikson
Globalisation has created more diverse migration patterns.
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Demography: Castle
Assimilation policies are counter-productive because they mark out minority groups as culturally backward.
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Demography: Kosack
They benefit capitalism.
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Demography: Beck et al
Individualization, choice and uncertainty limit family size.
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Family Patterns: BSAS
1 in 10 adults are living apart together. Choice and constraint play a part in whether couples live together.
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Family Patterns: Renvoize
Professional women were able to support their child without the fathers involvement.
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Family Patterns: Morgan
Range of factors in contemporary society that threaten marriage as an institution.
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Family Patterns: Wilson et al
Each successive generation is likely to marry than the previous generation.
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Family Patterns: Gibson
Changes in religious practices have removed the rigid morality which made divorce unacceptable.
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Family Patterns: Parsons
We progress through the life cycle there are different social roles and expectations for us to fulfill.
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Family Patterns: Pilcher
teh term life course where your life is socially constructed rather than universally determined.
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Family Patterns: Hakey et al
the elderly are often marginalised
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Diversity: Anderson
Family has always been diverse. She is a historian rather than a sociologist.
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Diversity: Brannen
The beanpole family is a typical structure within the UK today.
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Diversity: Oakley
Advertisers target products at what they see as the typical family.
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Diversity: Leach
Coined the expression cereal packet image of the family.
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Diversity: Weeks et al
Social support networks within the gay community and found that friendship networks form the basis of what they describe as chosen family.
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Diversity: Rosenell
Choice and legal change shave broken down the heternorm.
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Diversity: Haskey
never married mothers-usually pause a career in mid-late 30's to have a child.
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Diversity: Morgan
Greater equality between men and women makes it possible now for a women to bring up children on her own.
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Diversity: Murray
Enabled by the ability to claim state benefits to support the family.
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Diversity: Flouri et al
Children whose parents continued to be a part of their lives were more likely to achieve, succeed and be aspirational.
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Diversity: Buchaman
Children whose parents continue to argue after divorce were more likely to suffer mental health issues.
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Diversity: Cashmore
Children with abusive absent parents were better off without maintaining contact.
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Diversity: Bhatti
Asian families- cultural belief of IZZAT created a sense of duty and loyalty to families. It created a strong nuclear model. Increasing rates of tension between generations.
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Diversity: Policy Studies Institute
Bangladeshi families- they were more likely to marry at an earlier age than the British average.
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Diversity: May
Groups adapt their culture to suit British circumstances.
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Diversity: Chamberlain
Extended family support plays a big role in family life so there is little expectation for a couple to stay together.
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Diversity: Reynolds
There was usually a female head of family who often had a visiting relationship with a male partner.
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Diversity: Almond
The family as a structure is breaking down with adults becoming more concerned with their own needs.
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Diversity: Dench et al
A rise in single parent households, increase separation and divorce.
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Diversity: Chester
Statistics can be misleading. Life cycle differences and ageing population that are skewing figures.
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Diversity: Chambers
Being part of a conventional family is still an intention for most.
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Diversity: Somerville
We accept having no children as a norm.
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Diversity: Silva et al
Conventional families are still a significant social force.
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