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From 1989 to 1994 the situation has worsened in UK inner city areas. The underclass has increasing social problems

Charles Murray

2

Fatherless children don't have someone to look up to. Boys don't know their place in society

Dennis and Erdos

3

As means of production developed, society became more wealthy resulting in private property. From this stemmed the patriarchal nuclear family.

Engles

4

'World historical defeat of the female sex' meaning women became an instrument for the production of children

Engles

5

The family being a comfortable place for workers to replenish themselves is an illusion. The family cannot meet all of its members needs

Zaretsky

6

Matrilocal households

Greer

7

Radical fems fail to see the progress made by women.

Somerville

8

Women are the 'takers of shit'

Fran Ansley

9

Women are used as three things:
1. Mothers
2. Wives
3. Reserve army of labour

Zaretsky

10

A family us a social group characterised by common residence, economic cooperation and reproduction. Parents of opposite gender with a socially approved sexual relationship, living with their own or adopted children

Murdock

11

The nuclear family is the 'cereal packet' norm.

Leach

12

The image of the ideal family creates an ideology making other family types feel abnormal and undesirable.

Gittins

13

The definition 'love parent household' is clearer then 'lone parent family'

Crow and Hardy

14

The ruse in unmarried lone mothers is the result of an over generous welfare state

Murray

15

The argument that people choose to be on benefits (perverse incentives argument) is flawed as the standard of living is much lower.

Ford and Millar

16

Single mothers embrace the opportunity to be independent and rake control if their own lives

Graham

17

Reconstituted families have the following problems:
1. Children pulled in two ways
2. Tensions between step parents and children
3. Tension between siblings
4. Pressure on new relationship

De'Ath and Slater

18

Step fathers role uncertain- can he be the disciplinarian?

Bedell

19

Reconstituted families can heal the trauma of the previous break up and offer a successful partnership

Bedell

20

Increased social acceptance of same sex couples has lead to the trend is cohabiting and healthy relationships for same sex couples

Jeffrey Weeks

21

There are distinctive patterns of family life around the UK

Eversley and Bonnerjea

22

Extended families most common in families from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan

Ballard

23

Western influence on romance results in couples involved in arranged marriages having more say

Allan and Crowe

24

The fact that Afro-Caribbean families have the highest number of lone mothers and lowest number of lone fathers may be due to two reasons:
1. Afro Caribbean women's more likely to be employed then Afro Caribbean men
2. Likely to be supportive kinship network including friends who are referred to as aunts and uncles

Berthoud

25

Confluent love- doesn't last forever

Giddens

26

Risk society- less influenced by tradition, we do what we choose

Beck

27

Liquid love- love if fragile and can move from one person to the next

Bauman

28

No typical family type as we move through different types throughout our lives

Harevan

29

Childhood is seen as a period of separateness from adulthood

Pilcher

30

Functional fit

Parsons