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Family diversity. Today’s topic! We have touched on this already but today we will break this down and look at in more detail Write this title & date your notes 22/11/12. Number of different factors to consider when referring to diversity: . Family structure Family size How formed?

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Family diversity
Family diversity

  • Today’s topic!

  • We have touched on this already but today we will break this down and look at in more detail

  • Write this title & date your notes 22/11/12


Number of different factors to consider when referring to diversity
Number of different factors to consider when referring to diversity:

  • Family structure

  • Family size

  • How formed?

  • Relationships between family members

  • Roles

  • Sexuality

  • Quality of life

  • Culture



Single parent families
Single Parent Families diversity:

  • The lone parent family is one of the most common family structures in modern society – 1 in 5 children now live in one parent families.

  • Only 10% of lone parent families are headed by the father



Beanpole families
Beanpole families diversity:

  • Big increase in multigenerational families

  • Brannen (2003) sees them as being like a beanpole - long and thin

  • More contact between generations (due to divorce, smaller family size and people living longer)

  • Compared to within generations (people don’t have or live further away from siblings/ cousins)



Reconstituted families
Reconstituted Families diversity:

  • Over 1/3rd of all families are now Reconstituted mainly as a result of rising divorce rates



Cultural diversity
Cultural Diversity diversity:

  • There is considerable diversity amongst ethnic minority families as well as families from different religions

  • Afro Caribbean's have a high rate of female headed lone parent families

  • Pakistani, Chinese and Bangladeshi origin families are more likely to be extended.



Class diversity
Class Diversity diversity:

  • Socialisation of children

  • Oakley (1974) found class to be a key factor in the division of labour in the home, middle class households are more likely to share the domestic roles

  • Pahl (1989) found women were more likely to control the finances in working class homes



Homosexual families
Homosexual Families diversity:

  • The number of homosexual families is rising.

  • It seems inevitable that as society becomes more tolerant this trend will increase


What factors influence the diversity of families diamond 6
What factors influence the diversity of families? diamond 6 diversity:

There is no right or wrong say whatever you think !!!

  • On your handout

  • Write in the following explanations for the causes of family diversity in order of importance

  • Statements

    • Female independence

    • Divorce

    • Family size

    • Aging population

    • Influence of religion

    • Impact of class


Write your name on your card and answer the following question
Write your name on your card and answer the following question

  • Do you think Family diversity is positive or negative?

  • Give reasons for your answer.


Lesson 2

Lesson 2) question


The plan
The PLAN question

  • Read through

  • Any questions


Engrade
Engrade question

  • www.engrade.com

  • Log ins will be sent home to your parents

  • Any assignment missing scores O zero so as a result a number of you are not meeting your TMG’s


Notes task part 1
Notes task part 1) question

  • Number yourselves 1-5 (HOME GROUP)

  • Now form a new group with the other people in your class that are the same number (EXPERT GROUP)

  • Work together to select 4 key points from relevant section(s) on the text I gave you last lesson

  • Write these onto your worksheet in the correct section (10 minutes)

Now write 4 questions on your family diversity on to the paper I give you – with the correct answer


Notes task part 2
Notes task part 2) question

  • Now move back to your HOME GROUP

  • Talk through the key points that you selected to complete your worksheet

  • Teach your team!! you will now all sit the test individually to assess your team work & knowledge

  • Scores for the group will be added together to give a team total and to decide the winning team!!


Quiz time
QUIZ TIME question

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Quiz time answers
QUIZ TIME - ANSWERS question

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Student questionnaire
Student questionnaire question

  • Please complete the questionnaire to provide feedback on the course & the centre


Mock feedback
Mock Feedback question

  • Grade boundaries

  • A- 48

  • B- 42

  • C-36

  • D-30

  • E-24

    Well done !!!!


Mastery learning resists
MASTERY LEARNING RESISTS question

  • 15 minutes – Thursday Lunch times


Family diversity1

One – parent families question

Extended families -Kinship diversity

Class diversity

Sexual diversity

Family diversity

Cultural diversity

Reconstituted families


Recap quiz
Recap Quiz question

  • Your questions were brilliant!!! I haven’t included them all because some require more time, as they raise a number of complex issues- they are more like essay questions


Recap quiz1
Recap Quiz question

  • Complete the quiz individually, but you can work together with your team

  • 10 minutes


Family diversity your views
Family diversity – Your views question

  • Read over your views on family diversity

  • Do they match any sociological theoretical perspectives?

  • Label them


Theoretical perspectives on family diversity
Theoretical perspectives on family diversity question

New Right / functionalist

Feminist

Post modern


Postmodernism
Postmodernism question

  • A new theory began in the late 1970’s

  • It see’s society as fluid and changing all the time

  • Post modernist argue that today’s society is;

  • Unstable, fragmented, media- saturated, defined by what we consume

  • We now live in a global village

  • Life involves choice and change

  • Nothing is fixed


Postmodernism the family
Postmodernism & the family question

  • Post modernist believe family life is diverse, varied and unstable.

  • They highlight how many different family forms are now accepted in society.

  • They believe claims that one type of family is ‘better’ or ‘more natural’ or more ‘normal’ are outdated


Claims that one type of family is better or more natural or more normal are outdated

Claims that one type of family is ‘better’ or ‘more natural’ or more ‘normal’ are outdated.

YES THEY ARE

POSTMODERNISTSFEMINISTS

STATISTICSSOCIOLOGISTS

NO THEY ARE NOT

NEW RIGHT

STATISTICS

SOCIOLOGISTS


Debate preparation 20 mins
Debate preparation – 20 natural’ or more ‘normal’ are mins

  • Group leader

  • Team name

  • Create a mind map to consolidate your ideas

  • Main points

  • Include key statistics

  • Named sociologists

  • Sociological terminology

    I will spend 10 minutes with each group


The debate rules
The debate rules natural’ or more ‘normal’ are

  • Only the person with the dice talks

    Anyone talking at the same time will lose a point for their team

  • I will note down the key points raised on the board

  • Marks will be awarded for clear points

  • Extra marks for named sociologists, statistics, and sociological terms

  • Points given for every new person in the group to speak


Optional essay question based on this debate
Optional Essay question based on this debate natural’ or more ‘normal’ are

Assess the view that family diversity has a negative impact upon society (30 marks)


Student survey
Student Survey natural’ or more ‘normal’ are

  • Please complete these – everyone need to have the opportunity to have their say.

  • I will talk through the questions to clarify


Engrade profiles
Engrade natural’ or more ‘normal’ are profiles

  • Your log in – USE IT – to track yourself know how you are progressing and if you have any work outstanding

  • Log – ins will be sent home next week

  • Letters home will be sent this week for those not meeting your TMG’s and any others I have concerns about


Mlt retakes tomorrow lunch time
MLT Retakes – tomorrow lunch time natural’ or more ‘normal’ are

  • Come & see me to get a sheet


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