Sociology - Unit 1:Families and households

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Sociology - Unit 1:Families and households
1 couples

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1.1 The domestic division of labour
1.1.1 the instrumental and expressive roles
1.1.2 joint and segregated conjugal roles
1.1.3 the symmetrical family
1.1.4 a feminist view of housework
1.1.5 Oakley: the rise of the housewife role
1.2 The impact of paid work
1.2.1 Gershuny: the trend towards equality
1.2.2 the commercialisation of housework
1.2.3 the dual burden
1.2.4 emotion work
1.2.5 lesbian couples and gender scripts
1.3 Resources and decision making in households
1.4 domestic violence
1.4.1 the radical feminist explanation
1.4.2 wilkinson: domestic violence, inequality and stress
2 childhood

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2.1 Childhood as a social construct
2.1.1 the modern western notion of childhood
2.1.2 cross cultural differences in childhood
2.1.3 historical differences in childhood
2.1.4 reasons for changes in the position of children
2.2 Has the position of children improved ?
2.2.1 the march of progress view
2.2.2 the conflict view
2.3 The future of childhood
2.3.1 the disappearance of childhood
2.3.2 a separate childhood culture
2.3.3 the globalisation of western childhood
2.3.4 contradictory trends - the reconstruction of childhood
3 changing family patterns

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3.1 Divorce
3.1.1 explanations of the increase in divorce
3.1.2 the meaning of high divorce rates
3.2 Partnerships
3.2.1 marriage
3.2.2 cohabitation
3.2.3 same sex relationships
3.2.4 one person households
3.3 Parents and children
3.3.1 childbearing
3.3.2 lone-parent families
3.3.3 stepfamilies
3.4 The extended family today
3.5 Ethnic differences in family patterns
4 demography

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4.1 Births
4.1.1 reasons for the decline in the birth rate
4.1.2 effects of changes in fertility
4.2 Deaths
4.2.1 reasons for the decline in the death rate
4.2.2 life expectancy
4.2.3 the ageing population
4.2.4 effects of an ageing population
4.3 Migration
4.3.1 emigration
4.3.2 recent and future migration patterns
5 family diversity and the life course

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5.1 modernism and the nuclear family
5.1.1 the new right
5.1.2 Chester: the neo-conventional family
5.1.3 The rapoports: five types of family diversity
5.2 Post modernity and the life course
5.2.1 life course analysis
5.2.2 family practices
5.2.3 post modernity and family diversity
5.2.4 Giddens: choice and equality
5.2.5 Beck: risk society and the negotiated family
5.2.6 Stacey: the divorce extended family
5.2.7 Weeks: the growing acceptance of diversity
5.2.8 two views of family diversity
6 the functions of the family

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6.1 The functionalist perspective on the family
6.1.1 Parsons functional fit theory
6.1.2 loss of functions
6.2 The marxist perspective on the family
6.2.1 inheritance of property
6.2.2 ideological functions
6.2.3 a unit of consumption
6.3 Feminist perspectives on the family
6.3.1 liberal feminism
6.3.2 marxist feminism
6.3.3 radical feminism
6.3.4 difference feminism
6.3.5 criticisms of perspectives in the family
7 social policy and the family

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7.1 A comparative view of family policy
7.1.1 abolishing the family
7.1.2 chinas one child policy
7.1.3 nazi family policy
7.2 Perspectives on families and social policy
7.2.1 functionalism
7.2.2 the new right
7.2.3 new labour
7.2.4 feminism
7.2.5 marxism
7.2.6 Donzelot: the policing of the family

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