Sociology - Family

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What does George Murdock say?
Gives a definition of the family: 'The family is a social group characterised by common residence, econmoic co-operation and reproduction. Including adults of both sex, at least 2 maintain a socially approved sexual relationship, 1 or more children
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What does Kathleen Gough say?
Claimed family existed in the Nayar society
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What does Oakley say?
'CEREAL PACKET IMAGE' - bread winning male, housewife, 2 children. He illustrates how that nuclear structure is presented as a conventional family.
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What do Young and Willmott say?
Argue family develops in 4 stages, changinf from extended family to the nuclear with the process of industrialisation
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Willmott and Young - The Symmetrical Family
1. Pre-industrial Family, family work as a unit e.g agriculture 2. Earlt Industrial family being torn apart by economic and social change 3. Symmetrical Family 4. Asymmetrical Family CONJUGAL ROLES
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What is Privatisation?
Less pressure from extended kinto retain marriage ties
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What is the Beanpole Family?
Having great grandparents and no cousins, high amount of generations not a wide spread of cousins etc, long and thin family
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What are Integrated Conjugal Roles?
Male and female taking on the same roles in the household
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What Conjugal Roles?
Roles by man and wife in a marriage or in a cohabiting couple. 2 types are Integrated and Segregrated
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What are segregrated conjugal roles?
Male and female partners have different tasks in the family with a clear division of seperation between make and females role
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What is Secularisation?
less religious importance attached to marriage
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What does Kathleen Gough say?

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Claimed family existed in the Nayar society

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What does Oakley say?

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What do Young and Willmott say?

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Willmott and Young - The Symmetrical Family

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