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Marriage. Divorce. Monogamy. Cohabitation. Functionalist view of the family. Familial ideology. Warm bath theory. New Right. Complete the gap fill to give a summary of the New Right view of the family. What do the statistics show is happening to marriage trends?

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six main trends changes to family
Six Main Trends/Changes to family

What do you think these are?

  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Family size
  • Lone parent families
  • Cohabitation
  • Single person households
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Six Main Trends/Changes to family
  • Read through your handout out lining each of these recent trends
  • Highlight the key statistics

(using these in essays gets you top marks)

main causes for changes
Main Causes for changes
  • 7 main causes for the changing trends in the family
  • In pairs match the term to its definition
  • Check your answers on the handout
  • The weakening of traditional religious beliefs and practices, mainly concerning sexual morality, especially in communities that were previously Christian
  • The view that different types of people are entitled to lead different lifestyles, instead of following a prescribed pattern upheld as absolutely right.
  • People are encouraged to seek personal happiness; obligations to please wider kin are less pressing than in the past
  • Increased immigration from beyond Europe since the Second World War, bringing distinctive family patterns and moral attitudes
demographic changes
  • People live longer, healthier lives, feminisation of the workforce, increased age that women have children at, ageing population.
extended education
  • Experienced by more young people, prolonging their financial dependence on parents
liberation movements
  • Women, homosexuals, youths and the elderly have campaigned for enhanced rights and dignity
create your poster
Create your poster
  • In groups create a poster explaining how the issue you pick explains as many changes in family structure as possible
  • Each group will present this back to the rest of the class
  • Eg Liberation Movements
  • Multiple choice quiz
  • Complete your handout
homework due
Homework DUE!!
  • A number of people owe me a number of pieces of work
  • These need to be completed
  • Mandatory lunch time sessions for every student who owes me any piece of work until all have been completed.
trends in families households
Trends in families & households

Complete your handout

  • At least 6 trends (changes)

e.g. decline of nuclear family

  • At least 7 causes

e.g. – liberation movements

Try to use as much terminology as possible

If you were absent from yesterday’s lesson you will still be able to complete this task

a brief history of divorce law
A brief history of divorce law
  • Read through your handout
news reports
News Reports!
  • Now create a short news report explaining what your shocking trend is
  • Include causes, evidence and policy surrounding it
  • Remember it’s a news report, so think of a catchy headline!!
news reports1
News Reports
  • Present your news report to the class
  • The rest of the class take notes - a new work sheet for each news report
family trends pictionary
Family Trends Pictionary

Design a front cover for your trends handbook

backs to the board
Backs to the board
  • One person will sit with their back to the board
  • The rest of the team will try to explain the word on the board behind them
  • They have to say the word to get a point for their team
homework mlt 3
Homework – MLT 3
  • Using your notes &
  • The sociological factsheet create a mastery learning test on the changing trends in families & households
  • At least 10 questions state the marks available