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1

What do the new right believe the nuclear family is?

The bedrock of society which helps members help each other rather than rely on the state

2

What do they believe the family should be?

Self reliant

3

What type of family are there ideas based on?

Traditional nuclear family

4

What is the new right?

A political stance in the UK

5

What do they believe the increase in lone parent families has led to?

Breakdown in traditional values and an increase in crime

6

What do the new right believe the fragmented family has led to ?

The family no longer being able to perform its functions and adequately socialise its children

7

What do they believe the lack in male role models lead to?

Social problems

8

Give 2 strengths of the new right view on the family?

Recognise the importance of primary socialisation

Acknowledge family diversity

9

Give 2 weakness of the new right view on the family?

Blames victims

Far too reliant on the nuclear family

10

Give a new right sociologist?

Charles Murray

11

How does Charles Murray see the nuclear family?

As under threat from things like too high benefits and family diversity

12

What do they believe that too high benefits cause? (Welfare state)

A culture of dependency