New Right perspective on family and social policy

dottydiva96
Mind Map by dottydiva96, updated more than 1 year ago
dottydiva96
Created by dottydiva96 about 6 years ago
90
3

Description

A Levels Sociology (Family and Households) Mind Map on New Right perspective on family and social policy, created by dottydiva96 on 01/04/2014.
Tags

Resource summary

New Right perspective on family and social policy
1 Social policies should avoid doing anything that undermines the nuclear family
2 Want the nuclear family to be self-reliant
2.1 Governments often weaken families self-reliance through benefits
2.2 Council housing
2.3 Perverse incentives
2.3.1 Rewarding irresponsible behaviour
2.3.1.1 Some men don't give money towards children as the state does
2.3.1.2 Council housing encourages unemployment and a blaise attitude
2.3.1.3 Lone parent families give boys no role model, increasing crime rates
3 Nanny-state or dependency culture
4 Argue that policies must be changed with serious cuts to welfare spending and tighter restrictions on those eligible for benefits
4.1 Cutting benefits would lower taxes and give incentive to work
5 Favour policies that promote nuclear family
5.1 Marriage tax
6 Critcisms
6.1 Feminists see them as trying to justify patriarchy and superiority of men
6.2 Wrongly assumes that patriarchal nuclear family is 'natural' rather than socially constructed
6.3 Cutting benefits would create greater poverty
6.3.1 Further distinguish rich from poor
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

Sociology: Crime and Deviance Flash cards
Beth Morley
Sociology - Crime and Deviance - Feminists
josaul1996
Functionalist Theory of Crime
A M
The Functionalist perspective on education
Phoebe Fletcher
Realist Theories
A M
Sociology for the MCAT
Sarah Egan
KEY CONCEPTS & CHOICE OF METHOD SCLY2
ashiana121
Research Methods
cheyenne warwick
Sociology Key Words
kazoakley
Sociology - Unit 1:Families and households
Jake Pickup
Theories of Family
Summer Pearce