theories of the family

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what is the Marxist perspective on theories of the family
the mode of production shapes all social institutions
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what is the mode of production?
who owns and controls societys productive forces
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who owns the mode of production?
the capitalist class
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what illusion does Zarertsky suggest the family offers?
an apperent heaven from the harsh and exploitative world of capitalism in which workers can be themselves
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how is the family a unit of consumption?
they generate profits for capitalists
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what is a criticism of marxism?
functionalist argue that Marxists ignore the benefits the family provides for its members
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what is the feminists view on the family?
it is patriachal
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what do liberal feminists argue?
moving towards equality
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what do marxist feminists argue?
main reason due to women oppression isn't men but is capitalism
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what do radical feminists argue?
society is rules by men which makes men the enemy
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what is a criticism of feminism?
some women actually like spending time with men
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what is the personal life perspective?
how family effects society, this is called a bottom up approach
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what effects society?
health, pets, personal possessions
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