Sociology- Families and Households

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Which perspective would you associate with Charles Murray?
New Right
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Which term describes the family evolving in a progressive way to fit the changing needs of wider society?
March of Progress
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Which type of male would be likely to help out with domestic labour?
New Man
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This birth rate is the number of live births per ...?
1,000
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Which type of family has a lone parent with dependant children?
Single Parent
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Which type of family has a traditional two generations living together?
Nuclear Family
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The family and households census takes place ...?
Every 10 years
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What type of family aims to keep the adult members as equal?
Egalitarian
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Which type of family would you associate with step-families?
Reconstituted Family
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Which type of family has three generations or more?
Extended Family
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What term is used to describe living together but not under marriage?
Cohabitation
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What term is used to describe a male dominated family?
Patriarchal
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What perspective sees the family as ‘positive institution’?
Functionalists
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Which type of family do the New right see as the ideal?
Nuclear Family
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What are Murdocks four functions?
Sexual Control, Reproduction, Socialisation and Economic Support
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Which term describes a family in which a women can have several husbands at a time?
Polyandry
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Which term describes a marriage in which an individual can have several husbands or wives simultaneously?
Polygamy
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Which type of feminism discusses the idea of housework being exploited through non-payment?
Marxist-Feminists
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Which term describes a marriage where the couple are faithful to just each other?
Monogamy
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Which term describes sexual relationships within the family unit?
Incest
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Marxists state that the family fuels the state of ...?
Capitalism
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Suggested by feminists what is the triple shift?
Paid Work, Domestic Labour and Emotion Work
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Which perspective discusses the term 'Culture of dependency'?
New Right
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Which term describes a kinship system that favours the relatives of the father?
Patrilineal
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Which perspective would you associate with Frederik Engels?
Marxism
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How has the average family size changed in the last 40 years?
Got smaller
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What socologist discusses the idea of the functional fit family?
Parsons
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In what year was the first civil partnership in Britain?
2004
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Which perspective would you associate with George Murdock?
Functionalism
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Which term describes a kinship system that favours the relatives of the mother?
Matrilineal
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Which term describes having several spouses in his or her lifetime but only one spouse at a time?
Serial Monogamist
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Which sociologist stated that the family provides a safety valve-a release from oppression at work?
Zaretsky
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In what year was the Divorce reform act?
1969
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Which term would you suggest religion is having less influence on the process of marriage?
Secularisation
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Which term describes active and casual love rather than forever notions of romantic love?
Confluent
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Who would conduct the domestic labour in a family with joint conjugal roles?
Both parents
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Which term refers to the romantic image of the traditional two parent family?
Cereal packet
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Which term refers to the housewife providing the warmth, security and emotional nurturing support?
Expressive
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In Britain, what % of single parent households are female headed?
90%
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What term is given to marriage where love and romance have gone?
Empty shell
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Which role would you associate with the breadwinner?
Instrumental
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Which perspective would discuss the inheritance of property?
Marxism
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What term is used to describe being married illegally to more than one person at the same time?
Bigamy
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Which sociologist suggests that we are now living in a 'risk society'?
Beck
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