Soc214- lecture 5: the (cid:498)family wage(cid:499) )deal, companionate- marriage ideal & real. Working-class families in the industrial revolution (1800s: harsh conditions during the development of industrial capitalism - men(cid:495)s low wages, women(cid:495)s (cid:498)piece work(cid:499) at home, child labour (cid:523)bettina. New england; finding jobs, training and protecting at work (tamara. 50% essay what are the main trends in family according to fox and luxton, what are their main causes. More common law couples, marriage isn"t as common as before. Cause for why marriage is less common- increased independence, women tend to be more economically independent and less dependent on male partners, individual satisfaction is more of a priority, increased individuality and divorce is less difficult. There are gay, lesbian and trans families (with or without family) Tilly and scott: what do they mean about family economy in england and france prerevolution. The family was the unit of production, economy was dependent on the family.