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1

The ideology of the nuclear family suggests what about the extended family?

No longer important

2

Who pioneered research into the extended family?

Young and willmott

3

In the 1950s young and willmott studied family life where?

Bethnal Green

4

(50s) Young and willmott found a strong bond between who?

Mothers and married daughters had a strong bond

5

(50s) young and willmott - mothers and married daughters often lived where?

Close together

6

(50s) young and willmott - the families had close knit what?

Extended kinship networks

7

(70s) by the 1970s young and willmott found what type of family to be dominant?

Nuclear

8

(70s) young and willmott- nuclear family was based on a strong what?

Conjugal bond between husband and wife

9

(70s) young and willmott described this as a symmetrical family in which husband and wife both do what?

Paid work
Housework
Childcare

10

(70s) young and willmott argue the symmetrical family arose as rising wages and benefits meant what?

Nuclear families were less dependent on wider family

11

(70s) young and Willkie argue the symmetrical family arose as increased what occurred?

Geographical mobility - affecting kinship networks

12

(70s) young and willmott say the symmetrical family also arose as what improved?

Entertainment and facilities in the home

13

While the extended family has declined it has not entirely what?

Disappeared

14

Wilmott - argues the extended family continues to exist but as what?

A modified extended family

15

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

16

Chamberlain - what type of families did she study in 1999?

Caribbean families in Britain

17

Chamberlain - despite being geographically dispersed the families continued to do what?

Provide support

18

Chamberlain described them as what?

Multiple nuclear families

19

Chamberlain- close and frequent contact between who?

Siblings, uncles, aunts and cousins often making a big contribution to child rearing

20

Chamberlain - the extended family survives because it does what?

Performs important functions for its members

21

Charles - contact remains high between who?

Mothers and daughters

22

Charles - there is decline in support between who?

Brothers and sisters

23

Charles - a family with support from parents but not siblings is referred to as what?

Beanpole family

24

Charles - those ceasing to keep in touch may not be defined as what?

Family

25

Charles - who might become family?

Friends is they are seen often and help each other

26

Charles - what constitutes as family may now be what?

A choice

27

Extended families are important in providing what?

Practical and emotional support when called upon

28

But extended families no longer involve members doing what?

Working and living together

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