Theories of the Family, The New Right

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Describe New Right Perspectives overall
Agressive Functionalists, Conservative political perspective
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What conservative values do the new right value?
hetrosexual marriage, men are breadwinners + women are homemakers
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Name three things the New Right oppose
1. Same sex marriage, 2. Women in paid employment, 3. The rise in single parent families
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What is Murray's Culture of .......?
Dependancy, people live off of benefits instead of looking for a job. Claims there is a growing 'underclass' who think living off of benefits is okay and have no intention or desire to work. The underclass socalise their kids into fatalism
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Murray believes people should '.....' '.......' of their own lives and jobs
Take responsibility, rather than relying on the state
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Why is Murray crtitical of Single Parent famililes?
Boys are left with no male role models which means they are likely to underachieve in school & engage in crime
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What is Murray's solution to single parents?
cut welfare payments to single mums and this will therefore deter them from getting pregnant
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Criticisms of The New Right
New right fail to acknowledge the extent of the family diversity, feminsts = their views of women are oppressive, new right polices victimise the poor
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