Families and Households

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Bell and Vogel - Functionaist
Children act as scapegoats. Take stress out at home rather than wider society.
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Durkheim - Functionalist
Family teaches important norms + values - structure and socialise its member
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Engles - Marxist
Family aims to maintain wealth e.g inheritance, private property
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Althusser - Marxist
Family doesn't teach children that capitalism is wrong. Silence allows capitalism to survive.
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Zaretsky - Marxist
Family consumes the products of capitalism = Maintains capitalism
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Firestone - Feminist
Separatist (men/women should live apart) - Underlying oppression through pain + stress of childbirth
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Bernard - Feminist
Men benefit from marriage - someone to release stress with
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Beechey - Feminist
Marxist Feminist - women are dependent on men. Reserve army of labour which male employers exploit
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Hochschild - Feminist
Emotion work = Burden on women
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Oakley - Feminist
Abolish housewife role. Also found that MC husbands more likely to help wives than WC husbands. Both more likely to help with childcare.
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Purdy - Feminist
Baby strike
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Dunne - Conjugal Roles
Same sex relationships more functional - willing to help eachother
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Bott - Conjugal Roles
Joint/Segregated Conjugal Roles
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Edgell - Conjugal Roles
Women = food purchases, home decor (Un-important decisions). Men = moving house, cars, bill paying (Important decisions)
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Pahl - Conjugal Roles
Men still make the most important decisions e.g finances
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Allan and Crowe - Division of Labour
Dual Burden = paid/un-paid work
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Cheal
Domestic abuse - reluctance to go to the police
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Dobash and Dobash
Main Domestic Violence Study
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Duncombe and Marsden - Division of Labour
Triple Shift - paid/un-paid/emotion work
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Gershuny - Division of Labour
Impact of Paid Work: Couples whose parents shared roles - more likely to do in their own families
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Firth - Childhood
Tikopia: Children chose to do dangerous tasks when they felt ready
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Gittens - Childhood
Age Patriarchy. Oppresses both women and children. Adult domination. Child dependency.
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Evans and Chandler - Childhood
Parent's buy their children's love
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Wendy Stainton Rodgers - Childhood
2 Images of Children: Innocent/Wicked Child. Should punish the Wicked Child.
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Phillips - Childhood
Toxic Childhood - media influences, children loosing innocence
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Palmer - Childhood
Technology replacing parenting. No quality time with parents. Deteriorating social skills
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McKeown - Demography
Better knowledge of nutrition
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Hirsch - Demography
No longer an age pyramid - Block
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Morgan
Should reward nuclear families + give them benefits. Should discourage single parents
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Dennis and Erdos
Children from fatherless families grow up without role models, problem for society - mainly affecting boys
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Cashmore
One good parent is better than two arguing ones
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Gregson and Lowe
Middle Class families can employ nannies/cleaners - more time with family/children
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Family doesn't teach children that capitalism is wrong. Silence allows capitalism to survive.

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