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Bourgeouise
A Marxist Term for the capitalistic class, the owners of the means of production.
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Demography
The study of population, including birth, death, fertility rate as well as the reasons for these changes.
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Dual Burden
When a person is responsible for two jobs. Usually applied to Women who are in paid work but also responsible for domestic labour.
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Expressive Roles
The caring, nurturing 'homemaker' role in the family.
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Segregated Conjugal Roles
Are where the husband is the breadwinner and the wife is the homemaker.
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Joint Conjugal Roles
The husband and wife each preform both roles and spend their leisure time together.
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Civil Partnership
The 2004 Civil Partnership Act has given same-sex couples similar legal rights to married couples in respect of pensions, inheritance, tenancies and property.
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Death Rate
The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year.
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Discrimination
Treating people differently usually because they are part of a particular social group.
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Family Diversity
The idea that there is a range of different family types rather than a similar dominant one.
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Family Structure
The composition of a group of people who live together as a family unit.
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Functional Fit
Parson's theory that with industrialisation the structure of the family becomes nucleur to fit the needs of society.
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Instrumental Role
The Breadwinner or provider role in the family. Functionalists see this as a mans role.
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The study of population, including birth, death, fertility rate as well as the reasons for these changes.

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Demography

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When a person is responsible for two jobs. Usually applied to Women who are in paid work but also responsible for domestic labour.

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The caring, nurturing 'homemaker' role in the family.

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Are where the husband is the breadwinner and the wife is the homemaker.

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