The Family

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Who suggested the five functions of the family?
George Murdoch
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What theory did Parsons suggest?
Warm Bath Theory
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What do Feminists argue that Functionalist thinkers ignore when looking at the family?
The dark side of family life
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Which social status is assigned to a person at birth?
Ascribed Status
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What is the name given to the modern family that have retained some of the characteristics of the extended family?
The modified extended family
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What is a learned set of behaviours?
Gender
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Which theorist is associated with Biology and Practicality?
John Bowlby
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Who used Bowlby's theory to get women back into the home after the war?
The Government
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Which family structure is associated with conjugal roles?
The Symmetrical Family
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Which theorists are associated with the Symmetrical Family?
Young and Willmott
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Who is the central critic of Young and Willmott?
Anne Oakley
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How were pre-industrial children described by Aries?
Little adults
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Which social class needed their children to work?
Working-class
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Which ethnic minority traditionaly has a more extended family?
Asian
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What is the reason for the disappearing nuclear family?
Diversity
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What year did Murdoch publish his research relative to the family?
1949
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What do functionalists believe the family performs for society?
Functions
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Functionalists believe the family is
Universal
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Families among the working class have become more
Nuclear
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Children today are described as
Sexualised
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