Families and Households - Functionalists

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Parsons
2 Functions: primary socialisation, stabilisation of adult personalities. Also: Instrumental vs Expressive Role
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Murdock
4 Functions: Economic, Reproductive, Sexual, Socialisation. Believes that the family is universal
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Young and Willmott
Symmetrical Family
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Bell and Vogel
Children act as scapegoats. Take stress out at home rather than wider society.
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Durkheim
Family teaches important norms + values - structure and socialise its member
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Murdock

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4 Functions: Economic, Reproductive, Sexual, Socialisation. Believes that the family is universal

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Young and Willmott

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Bell and Vogel

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Durkheim

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