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What is a cereal packet family?

This is the family that is presented by the media as a perfect family. It is a type of nuclear family that consists of a housewife, working husband and two children.


What 4 things does Oakley argue?

1. The conventional family is still powerful
2. Strains beneath the surface exist
3. There is inequality between men and women
4. There are signs of limited change


How does the media present nuclear families?

They present the nuclear family as the ideal family.


What does Chester say about the nuclear family?

Nuclear family is still the main type of family that people want to have.


What does Thorne say about gender inequalities and nuclear family?

Gender inequalities exist in the nuclear family