Sociology - TheFamily

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Define The Family
A Group of people who live to together and can be related by blood, marriage or kniship
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What is Family Diversity?
The recognition of different family types present in society
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What is A Non Family Household
A Household containing either one or more individuals who are unrelated.
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According to Functionalist What are the 4 functions of the Family
Reproduction, Primary Socialisation, Emotional support and Economic Support
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What is the NewRight Approach to the Family?
The NewRight approach sees the Nuclear Family as the best type of family for the individuals. They Believe women should have the caring role and men to be the breadwinners. One parent families and births outside of marriage are damaging.
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What is the Marxist View of the Family?
The family supports the Capitalist system. Socialises working-class children to accept their position in society. Recreates inequalities between social classes.
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What is the Feminist View on Society?
Feminist view the family as patriarchal. They also view Primary socialisation as a gendered process.
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Define Symmetrical Family
The idea that conjugal roles within the family are equal
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What has led to the change of female roles within the Family
Rise of feminism, Contraception, Participation in full-time employment and increased home based leisure activities.
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How has the Parent-Child relationship changed overtime?
Relationship are less Authoritarian. Relationships are more child-centred. Young people are now more financially dependent for longer.
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Why has there been a change in fertility patterns ?
Changing Attitudes to family size- children are expensive. Later marriage. Women's increased participation in education and paid employment. The availability of effective birth control methods.
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What has led to increased Life expectancy ?
Decrease in infant mortality rates. Welfare state provisions . Public health and sanitation. Preventive methods towards disease.Advances in medicine and surgery. Improvements in diet and nutritions.
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What has been the result of an 'ageing population'?
An increase in one-personhouseholds. An increase in 'beanpole' families.
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What factors have led to the patterns of divorce ?
Changing attitudes . Legal changes., Changes in Social position of women. Secularisation process. The Media's emphasis on mutual attraction and romance.
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What are the Consequences of divorce ?
Conflict between former husband and wife. Reconstituted family may cause problems for some individual family members. Children may lose contact with father after divorce. Divorce can lead to a loss of income. Loss of emotional support.
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What is Family Diversity?

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According to Functionalist What are the 4 functions of the Family

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What is the NewRight Approach to the Family?

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