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Families

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

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DECLINE OF TRADITIONAL NUCLEAR FAMILY: Moral entreneopers: good at selling moral ideas. Decline of the nuclear family : tradegey Why? Marriage rates are decreasing and divorce rates are increasing. Large number of children being raised outside of marriage, and in single parent families. 50% of all Canadian children spend some time in a single parent family before 18. Families are always changing. Cleveland families: Man worked, woman at home. First marriage. Second marriage highest divorce rate. Nuclear fami ly minority today. 1901 70% marriage w child. Common law families develop, if s piltspport payment. Functionism important. Functionism looks at family being very i mpsoorcttt cannot function without it. Various function that family provides society: sexual regulation, economic cooperatio (woman usually perform domestic work) socializing children (primary function) Families teach children how to intergrade i ntobeccoety independent. Families liek to take full control of socialization of their children, no interference Culturesociety regulates sexual activity, maintain kinship organization. How? Way of incest taboo, forbade sexual relations before(this varies cultur to culture) Now close to being universally accepted. Parents pass on property to children by using a will www.notesolution.com
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