Flashcards in Reasons For Family Diversity Deck (6)
What legal changes can affect family diversity?
Equal Pay Act
Benefits for single parents
How have gender roles changed?
More women are working now. No need to rely on men anymore for money. There are also more lone parent families because there is no need for women to stay at home.
What values and attitudes have affected family diversity?
There is less stigma attached to divorce and same sex relationships. They have become socially acceptable.
How has a decline in religion affected family diversity?
Marriage is less important
Divorce is more socially accepted, this means there are more lone parent families.
How has life expectancy affected family diversity?
People living longer means there are more reconstituted families e.g. People re-marrying and bringing their children to new relationships.