Sociology(Jordan's Notes)

Sociology(Jordan's Notes) - Test 2 Family: Public and...

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Test 2 Family: Public and Private o Preindustrial Family: Miniature economy (everyone worked for food, etc) Depends on kinship networks: everybody you’re related to. o Industrial Revolution: Began late 1700s in England Shift from agriculture to industry Rural to urban migration o Industrial Family: Men left home to work Women managed household Divided family into public sphere (men) and private sphere (women) Public = paycheck o Cult of Domesticity True womanhood = domestic responsibility and childrearing Natural for men to work, women to provide a “haven in a harsh world” o Nuclear family Family form: father, mother, and biological children Idealized as modern family form o The 50s Family Peak of the nuclear family form Thriving economy, government assistance (creation of middle class) “baby boom” o The 50s family, ctd Leave it to Beaver “True” way family should be. Idealized and historically unusual
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