WJEC Sociology - Family unit sociologists quiz

Charlotte  O'mahony
Quiz by Charlotte O'mahony, updated more than 1 year ago
Charlotte  O'mahony
Created by Charlotte O'mahony almost 4 years ago
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A quiz that tests knowledge on commonly used sociologists for the family topic in WJEC A-level sociology

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Question 1

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[blank_start]Flour and Buchanan[blank_end] argue that women no longer need to marry since they have their own financial support; they would argue that before women would marry to be financially stable
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  • Flour and Buchanan

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[blank_start]Sue Sharpe[blank_end] argues that women are now more focused on their careers than family. Interviews in the 1970's showed that women were more focused on starting families than anything else, but now are more focused on starting careeers
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  • Sue Sharpe

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[blank_start]Wilson[blank_end] argues that there is more secularization in today's society. This is where religion is seen as less important and has less influence on people's behaviour
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  • Wilson

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The Divorce Reform Act was in [blank_start]1969[blank_end]
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  • 1969

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Gay marriage was introduced in [blank_start]2014[blank_end]
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  • 2014

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[blank_start]Jackson[blank_end] studied the Ladette culture
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  • Jackson

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[blank_start]Althusser[blank_end] argues that the family teaches inequality
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  • Althusser

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[blank_start]Crow[blank_end] argues that family change has been exaggerated and that all family types had previously existed, they were just underground
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  • Crow

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[blank_start]Greer[blank_end] is a radial feminist and thinks all women should avoid being in relationships and families with men because they are dangerous
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  • Greer

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[blank_start]Chester[blank_end] thinks that the nuclear family is still the most popular type of family form and thinks that family diversity has been exaggerated
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  • Chester

Question 11

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[blank_start]50[blank_end]% of people in today's society are born into single parent families. This is compared to [blank_start]5[blank_end]% of those prior to 1950
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  • 50
  • 5

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[blank_start]Macinois[blank_end] and [blank_start]Plummer[blank_end] argue that the nature of work has affected the role of the breadwinner. Previously, work was mainly manual labor and much ore suited for men. However, the technological nature of today's work means that women can do it to.
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  • Macinois
  • Plummer

Question 13

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[blank_start]Lewis[blank_end] argues that the government are rather encouraging women to work, through the use of maternity leave and maternity pay, for example
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  • Lewis

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[blank_start]Drew[blank_end] has a post-modern view point and argues that marriage is now a choice because they have a higher expectation of what a relationship should be
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  • Drew

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[blank_start]Ermisch[blank_end] states that women are more likely to hold onto jobs they don't like in order to finance themselves
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  • Ermisch

Question 16

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[blank_start]Lawlar[blank_end] has a critical view of women and argue that women depend on benefits to look after their children. This applies most strongly to single mothers
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  • Lawlar

Question 17

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[blank_start]Murray[blank_end] thinks that all lone parent families are women and that they feed off the state and are lazy
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  • Murray

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[blank_start]Owen Jones[blank_end] talks about the labelling of the working class and the use of slang, such as "chav's" in order to make the working class feel bad about being in their social class
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  • Owen Jones

Question 19

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[blank_start]Fletcher[blank_end] argues that nowadays, people expect more from marriage and are less likely to get married quickly
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  • Fletcher

Question 20

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[blank_start]Coast[blank_end] argues that cohabitation is more common than marriage
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  • Coast

Question 21

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[blank_start]Smart and Neale[blank_end] argue that we live in a child centered society because child/parent relationships are closer
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  • Smart and Neale

Question 22

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[blank_start]Berrington[blank_end] argues that most single parents are women who have had relationship breakdowns
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  • Berrington

Question 23

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[blank_start]Heaphy[blank_end] argues that Gay families have always existed, but it is seen as less deviant in today's age, so it appeared to have become more popular
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  • Heaphy

Question 24

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[blank_start]Levin[blank_end] studies LAT families
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  • Levin

Question 25

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[blank_start]10[blank_end]% of stay-at-home parents are male
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  • 10

Question 26

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According to [blank_start]Morgan[blank_end], most people cohabitate because they're scared of divorce
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  • Morgan

Question 27

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[blank_start]Smith et al[blank_end] argue that old people are unlikely to live with others again once their current partner dies
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  • Smith et al

Question 28

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[blank_start]Kleinburg[blank_end] argues that living alone is seen among young people as a status symbol
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  • Kleinburg

Question 29

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[blank_start]Aries[blank_end] argues that childhood is socially constructed
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  • Aries

Question 30

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[blank_start]James and Prout[blank_end] argue that children create their own childhood
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  • James and Prout

Question 31

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[blank_start]Mayall[blank_end] states that similarly to adults, children have instrumental and expressive roles and help to support their parents
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  • Mayall

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[blank_start]Hey[blank_end] argues that girls can be caring and supportive, but can also be bitchy and socially exclude people
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  • Hey

Question 33

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[blank_start]Frosh[blank_end] states that men are unlikely and unable to discuss their emotions (most likely due to their socialization)
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  • Frosh

Question 34

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Men are [blank_start]3[blank_end] times more likely to commit suicide than women
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  • 3

Question 35

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[blank_start]Postman[blank_end], argues that childhood is disappearing because children have access to the adult world and imitate adults
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  • Postman

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[blank_start]Palmer[blank_end] talks about the dangers of childhood and coined the "toxic childhood" study
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  • Palmer

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[blank_start]Gillies[blank_end] argues that class is relevant to how children are raised. He argues that it is seen as lower class if parents do not raise their children well and is a social status symbol
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  • Gillies

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[blank_start]Parsons[blank_end] talks about instrumental and expressive roles
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  • Parsons

Question 39

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[blank_start]Oakley[blank_end] did the time-use surveys and talks about the role of women and housework
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  • Oakley

Question 40

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[blank_start]Willmott and Young[blank_end] argue that today's family is symmetrical and both parents have conjugal roles
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  • Willmott and Young

Question 41

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[blank_start]30[blank_end]% of today's breadwinners are female
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  • 30

Question 42

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[blank_start]Devine[blank_end] argues that men do more domestic labor but they don't like having to do so
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  • Devine

Question 43

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[blank_start]Pahl[blank_end] argues that in the family, women make frequent unimportant decisions and men make more important decisions
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  • Pahl

Question 44

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[blank_start]Hunt[blank_end] also argues that women make unimportant decisions in the household. They also make decisions a lot less then men do
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  • Hunt

Question 45

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[blank_start]Hardhill[blank_end] argues that there has been an overall shift in equaity when it comes to decision making in the household
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  • Hardhill

Question 46

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[blank_start]Gershunny[blank_end] talks about men having a "lagged adaptation"
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  • Gershunny

Question 47

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[blank_start]Hammer[blank_end] says womens behavior is constrained in the household by a fear of men
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  • Hammer

Question 48

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A call about domestic violence is made every [blank_start]60[blank_end] seconds
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  • 60

Question 49

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[blank_start]80[blank_end]% of domestic violence calls are made by wome
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  • 80

Question 50

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[blank_start]Giddens[blank_end] studied "confluent Love"
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  • Giddens

Question 51

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[blank_start]Hakim[blank_end] states that women have an erotic capital and use this to exploit men
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  • Hakim

Question 52

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[blank_start]Hilman[blank_end] argues that the elderly are very useful for families, especially those that are disadvantaged (e.g lone parent) because they can help to provide financial and emotional support etc.
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  • Hilman

Question 53

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[blank_start]Player[blank_end] argues that even with change in our society, breadwinners are still likely to be male
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  • Player

Question 54

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[blank_start]Parsons[blank_end] argues about the "fit-thesis". This is where the family adapts to be the most functional for the society they're currently in
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  • Parsons
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