Sociology - Family

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1. This type of family consists of older children who go off somewhere i.e. University and then return to the family home.

  • Blended Family.
  • Extended Family.
  • Boomerang Family.
  • Nuclear Family.
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2. Duncombe and Marsden (1995) discovered the triple shift. What is the triple shift?

  • Women having paid and unpaid work as well as childcare/housework.
  • Women having paid and unpaid work.
  • Women cook, clean and iron.
  • Men have paid and unpaid work as well as DIY.

3. What did Willmott and Young agree on?

  • Working class men were more likely to be criminals.
  • It was unfair the way family roles were distributed.
  • Family roles were perfectly distributed and equal. Women should do housework and Men should be the breadwinners.
  • Behaviour changes depending on your upbringing.

4. Which factor did NOT affect the rise of Divorce?

  • Everyone cares about religion more.
  • Women's Independence.
  • Secularisation.
  • Smaller family size - Contraception.

5. Divorce literally means ______.

  • The legal termination of marriage between two people.
  • The separation of a couple.
  • When one partner cheats on the other.
  • When the parents separate permanently.







Great help thanks!



Quite good although the definitions for the triple shift and dual/double burden I was taught are different.



confused but k



Thank you for this! Exam tomorrow - am dreading it.

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