Unit 1: Families and Households - Changing Family Patterns

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Marriage: Stigma
Less stigma attached to not marrying. Become more socially accepted
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Marriage: Sercurlisation
Less people now believe in religion.
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Marriage: Attitudes
Fewer people marry due to a change in attitudes and less pressure.
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Marriage: Changes in the Position of Women
More women are perusing careers rather than getting married.
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Divorce: Social Policy
Equalizing and widening the grounds of divorce has made it easier.
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Divorce: Stigma
Declining stigma attached to divorce, more socially accepted.
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Divorce: Securalisation
Less people believe in religion so divorce is more common.
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Divorce: Rising Expectations
Rising expectations of marriage makes couples less willing to tolerate unhappy marriages.
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Divorce: Changes in the Position of Women
Women are no longer dependent on men - careers/welfare state so can divorce without financial issues.
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Step Families
Step families account for over 10% of families.
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Step Families
They're at greater risk of poverty.
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Step Families
have at least one child from a previous relationship.
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Step Families
Due to higher divorce rates.
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Cohabitation
Over 2 million cohabiting couples in the UK.
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Cohabitaion: Age
The young are more likely to cohabit.
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Cohabitation: Increased Career Options
Women no longer need to marry to fulfill financial needs.
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Cohabitation: Religion
Those who have no religion were more likely to cohabit.
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Less people now believe in religion.

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Marriage: Sercurlisation

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Fewer people marry due to a change in attitudes and less pressure.

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More women are perusing careers rather than getting married.

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Equalizing and widening the grounds of divorce has made it easier.

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