families- changing family patterns- divorce

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  • Created on: 13-06-18 11:49
what does chandler suggest?
40% percent of all marriages end in divorce
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non theoretical reason- how does the decline in stigma change attitudes?
stigma refers to a negative label, therefore as stigma is declining divorce is socially acceptable
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non theoretical reason- how does secularisation change attitudes about divorce?
it refers to the decline in the influence of religion in society, therefore many churches have soften their views on divorce
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non theoretical reason- what does Fletcher suggest about divorce?
the cause of so many divorces is because couples are getting married to young
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what does fletcher also suggest that could argue divorce?
even though divorce is increasing, marriage is not declining
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non theoretical reason- what is impacting women's position?
women are now becoming financially independent, and girsl at school are doing better which means they can get well paid jobs
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what was happening in the 1950s?
women had very little choice of who they married
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theoretical reason ( feminist explanation)- what was their view on the dual burden?
leads to conflict between husband and wife, which means higher divorce rate than the past
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theoretical reason (feminist explanation)- what was their view on the triple shift?
argue that marriage remains patriarchal, wit men benefiting from their wives
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modernity& individualism- what was the individualisation thesis?
where each individual becomes free to persue his or her self- interest
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modernity& individualism- what is a pure relationship?
to satisfy each partners needs and not out of a sense of duty, this results in higher divorce rates
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modernity&individualism- whats happening in modern society?
women are now expected to work
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modernity&individualism- what is self interest?
some sociologists argue that modernity encourages the idea of freedom to follow ones self interest
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meaning of high divorce rates- what does the new right suggest?
undermines the traditional nuclear family, leaves young males without a male role model
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meaning of high divorce rates- what is the feminists view?
women are breaking free of the oppression of patriarchal nuclear family
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meaning of high divorce- what is the interactionists view?
divorce means something different to every couple
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meaning of high divorce- what is the functionalists view?
high divorce rates do not prove that marriage is under threat, just shows peoples high expectations
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meaning of high divorce- what is the postmodernists view?
gives people freedom to do what they want
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