SCLY 1: Families and Households
Revision Notes 2015
By the end of this unit you should be able to
* answer any question on families and households !
A family is usually a group of people related by marriage or blood.
A household is a person living alone or a group of people living together who may or may not be related.
Theories of the family
From the specification:
The relationship of the family to the social structure and social change
* Functionalist views: the importance of the nuclear family, the universality of the family, changing functions, how the nuclear family fits modern society.
* Marxist views: the family as part of the ideological... View More »