Theories of the family quiz

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Question 1

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Which one of these are not one of Murdock's four functions?
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  • Economical functions
  • Reproduction of the next generation
  • Stable satisfaction of the sex drive of the same partner
  • Stabilisation of adult personalities

Question 2

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Which one of these did Parsons say was true?
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  • Nuclear family was best for industrial society but extended family for pre-industrial society
  • Extended family best for industrial society but nuclear family for pre-industrial society

Question 3

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Fletcher said that the family has lost it's functions
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Which TWO of these did Charles Murray say are functions the nuclear family performs that are beneficial for family and society?
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  • Stability
  • Reproduction
  • Socialisation
  • Teaching children norms and values of society

Question 5

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What is this the definition of ... 'Men are best suited to make a living and women are meant to have children and look after them'
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  • Biologically determined
  • Organic analogy

Question 6

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'Dependency culture' means people who become too reliant on benefits that they can no longer help it
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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What are the two classes that Karl Marx says there is in a capitalist society
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  • Upper class
  • Working class
  • Capitalist class
  • Middle class

Question 8

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Karl Marx says capitalists exploit the working class
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What did Engels believe in ?
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  • Passing down of wealth
  • Working class should be paid more

Question 10

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What type of relationship did Engels think was the best?
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  • Monogamous
  • Polygamy
  • Arranged marriage
  • Serial monogamy

Question 11

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Althusser believed in 'Ideological functions', what does this mean?
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  • Family passes on a set of ideas to their children that justifies inequality. However, the family persuades the members that what happens in society is fair.
  • Family passes down the functions that they have in the family to their children and this carries on with each generation.

Question 12

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Zaretsky said 'Family offers haven from the outside world where you are exploited'
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Which feminists say 'gender inequality is decreasing because of policies and legal changes e.g. Equal Pay Act'
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  • Liberal
  • Radical
  • Marxist

Question 14

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Which feminists say 'Male domination causes women's oppression. Men benefit from the family because women do unpaid domestic tasks and free sex'
Answer
  • Liberal
  • Radical
  • Marxist

Question 15

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Which feminists say 'Women's oppression started with capitalism and they are a reserve army of cheap labour'
Answer
  • Liberal
  • Radical
  • Marxist