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What would Functionalists think about the increase in divorce?
Negative. A breakdown of social structure and order. The family are supposed to be the fundamental building block of society.
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What would Feminists say about the increase in divorce?
Positive. Women should have the choice whether they want to be in a relationship or not and have the choice to leave an un-happy marriage.
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What is the Personal Life Perspective? (PLP)
A micro view of society which looks at the experiences of individuals rather than society as a whole. They criticise the functionalist view that assumes that members of society are passive puppets.
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Why has family diversity increased?
Change in law. Increase in divorce and cohabitation. Economic factors.
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what is the most common family type?
There were 12.7 million married or civil partner couple families in the UK in 2016. This was the most common type of family.
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what other solutions do couples find as an alternative to divorce?
Desertion, Legal separation, Empty shell marriage.
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