Sociology of the Family

Sociology of the Family

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The sociology of the family examines the family as an institution and a unit of socialization. This unit of socialization is identified through various sociological perspectives; particularly with regards to the relationship between the nuclear family and industrial capitalism, and the different gender roles and concepts of childhood which arose with it.Changing roles of family members. Each member is restricted by the sex roles of the traditional family. These roles such as the father as the worker and the mother as the homemaker are declining. The mother is becoming the supplementary provider and she retains the responsibilities of child rearing. Therefore the females' role in the labour force is "compatible with the demands of the traditional family." Sociology studies the adaptation of the males role to caregiver as well as provider. The gender roles are increasingly interwoven.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Onym Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135657925
  • 9786135657920