Sociology Revision AS AQA SCLY1

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Families and Households revision

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Question 1

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What is Parson's instrumental role?
Answer
  • The Breadwinner role
  • The Homemaker role

Question 2

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What is Parson's expressive role?
Answer
  • The Breadwinner role
  • The Homemaker role

Question 3

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What did Parsons base his instrumental and expressive roles theory on?
Answer
  • Biological differences between males and females
  • Socially constructed gender roles
  • Observed differences in animal species

Question 4

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What is the main Feminist criticism of Parsons' instrumental and expressive roles theory?
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  • That the roles are not based on natural, biological differences, but instead only serve the interests of men
  • That the roles are too specific and don't include all cultures

Question 5

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Did Willmott and Young also criticise Parsons' instrumental and expressive roles theory?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Why did they criticise the theory?
Answer
  • Because they see society as having a 'March of Progress' towards greater equality between the sexes
  • Because they believe that these roles only serve the interests of capitalism
  • They didn't criticise the theory

Question 7

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Bott (1957) also proposed the ideas of roles within marriage. What did she distinguish between?
Answer
  • Joint and segregated conjugal roles
  • Joint and separated conjugal roles
  • Joint and separation roles
  • Conjugal and segregated roles

Question 8

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How did Bott define her segregated conjugal roles within marriage? Tick two boxes.
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  • The couple have separate roles - breadwinner and homemaker
  • The couple share tasks together
  • The couple spend leisure time together
  • The couple spend leisure time apart

Question 9

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How did Bott define her joint conjugal roles within marriage? Tick two boxes.
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  • The couple spend leisure time together
  • The couple spend leisure time apart
  • The couple shares tasks
  • The couple has two roles - breadwinner and homemaker

Question 10

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Did Oakley create the concept of 'the symmetrical family'?
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Did Willmott and Young create the concept of 'the symmetrical family'?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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In the symmetrical family, are the roles of husband and wife identical?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Tick the correct three features of the symmetrical family.
Answer
  • Women now go out to work
  • Men help with the housework and childcare
  • Couples spend leisure time together
  • Couples spend leisure time apart
  • Women don't work
  • Men do not help with the housework and childcare

Question 14

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Why has there been a gradual shift towards the symmetrical family? Tick four.
Answer
  • Changes in women's position
  • Geographical mobility
  • New technology
  • Higher standards of living
  • Global warming
  • Social mobility
  • Reduction in incomes
  • Changes in men's position

Question 15

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Why do Feminists disagree with Willmott and Young's march of progress view?
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  • Because they state that little has changed
  • Because they see the march of progress view as aiding capitalism
  • Because they believe that poor people are reversing the progress

Question 16

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Why does Oakley specifically criticise Willmott and Young?
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  • Because that they over exaggerate their claims that the family is now symmetrical
  • Because they had very unreliable results
  • Because the family is no longer symmetrical because there is too much divorce

Question 17

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What did Boulton find that supports Oakley's argument?
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  • That >20% of husbands have a major role in childcare
  • That divorce rates are increasing
  • That <50% of their work has fundamental flaws
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