Sociology - Family

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1. If matrilocal is when a married couple live near the Wife's family, then what is patrilocal?

  • Leaving near Wife's side of the family.
  • Living near husband's side of the family.
  • Living near mother's family.
  • Living near father's family.
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2. Duncombe and Marsden (1995) discovered the triple shift. What is the triple shift?

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

3. Family is the main agent of _______.

  • Primary Socialisation.
  • Secondary Socialisation.
  • Formal Social Control.
  • Divorce.

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

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

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

  • Nuclear Family.
  • Blended Family.
  • Boomerang Family.
  • Extended Family.





Great help thanks!


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


confused but k

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