Flashcards in 1.2 Extended Families Deck (28)
The ideology of the nuclear family suggests what about the extended family?
No longer important
Who pioneered research into the extended family?
Young and willmott
In the 1950s young and willmott studied family life where?
(50s) Young and willmott found a strong bond between who?
Mothers and married daughters had a strong bond
(50s) young and willmott - mothers and married daughters often lived where?
(50s) young and willmott - the families had close knit what?
Extended kinship networks
(70s) by the 1970s young and willmott found what type of family to be dominant?
(70s) young and willmott- nuclear family was based on a strong what?
Conjugal bond between husband and wife
(70s) young and willmott described this as a symmetrical family in which husband and wife both do what?
(70s) young and willmott argue the symmetrical family arose as rising wages and benefits meant what?
Nuclear families were less dependent on wider family
(70s) young and Willkie argue the symmetrical family arose as increased what occurred?
Geographical mobility - affecting kinship networks
(70s) young and willmott say the symmetrical family also arose as what improved?
Entertainment and facilities in the home
While the extended family has declined it has not entirely what?
Wilmott - argues the extended family continues to exist but as what?
A modified extended family
Wilmott - what is a modified extended family?
Relatives are geographically separated but maintain contact through visits and phone calls
They come together for family events and in times of need
Chamberlain - what type of families did she study in 1999?
Caribbean families in Britain
Chamberlain - despite being geographically dispersed the families continued to do what?
Chamberlain described them as what?
Multiple nuclear families
Chamberlain- close and frequent contact between who?
Siblings, uncles, aunts and cousins often making a big contribution to child rearing
Chamberlain - the extended family survives because it does what?
Performs important functions for its members
Charles - contact remains high between who?
Mothers and daughters
Charles - there is decline in support between who?
Brothers and sisters
Charles - a family with support from parents but not siblings is referred to as what?
Charles - those ceasing to keep in touch may not be defined as what?
Charles - who might become family?
Friends is they are seen often and help each other
Charles - what constitutes as family may now be what?
Extended families are important in providing what?
Practical and emotional support when called upon