Functionalist perspective of the family

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What are the four functions of the family according to Murdock?
1. satisafaction of the sex drive 2. economic stability 3.stabilisation of the young 4. reproduction of the next generation.
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Functions of the family according to Parsons?
primary socialisation and stabilisation on adult personality
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What is the role of the man?
instrumental - going out and bringing back what is needed for the family.
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What is the role of the women?
expressive - staying at home and providing emotional support.
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What is the Wrm Bath Theory?
when thw wife once the husband has come back from a long day is supposed to comfort him.
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