Family Diversity 2

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  • Created on: 07-01-13 12:13
What is a reason for family diversity?
Freedom of choice, and changing social attitudes
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What do Post-modernists say about family diversity?
There is no longer one best or dominent family type, and family structures do not chape individual behaviour
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What is life course analysis?
Flexibility and variation in choices, timing and sequence of people's family lifes
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For family practices what did Morgan say?
Our family is created around our routines and actions and members are free to choice their own relationships and life courses
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What does Cheal (postmodernist) say about family diversity?
Characterised by choice and freedom
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What does Giddens say about family diversity?
Greater choice and equality in relationships
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What does Giddens say about choice and relationships?
Relationships only last as long as both partners are being satisfied
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What are the reasons for family diversity in late modernity?
Contraception, and change's in women's position
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Give evaluation to criticise the reasons for diversity in late modernity?
Exaggerates people's freedom to choose
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What does Beck say about the risk of second modernity?
The stable traditional patriarchal family has given way to be a more unstable negotiated family, based on choice.
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What are the reasons for riskier families?
More gender equality, and greater individuals
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What does Stacey say about divorce extended families?
Postmodern family arrangements are diverse, fluid and unresolved, which is positive as it creates relationships that suit the individual.
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Give evaluation to criticise Stacey and her views?
Ignores factors that limit choice - social class
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What do Post-modernists say about family diversity?

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For family practices what did Morgan say?

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What does Cheal (postmodernist) say about family diversity?

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