Category: Essay plans
Essay Plan: Assess the reasons for the long term increase in the divorce rate (20)
Assess the reasons for the long term increase in the divorce rate (20) This essay looks at social policies such as the 1969 divorce act, changes to gender roles, economic factors, secularisation and postmodernisation. Introduction – The divorce rate has generally increased since the 1960s. The number almost trebled in the years following the 1969…
Marriage and Cohabitation Essay Plan
An essay plan that should be sufficient to get you into the top mark band Examine some of the reasons for changes in the patterns of marriage and cohabitation (24) There have been many changes in the patterns of marriage and cohabitation in the last 40 years. This is due a number of different factors including…
Family essay plan – Modern nuclear family….
Assess the view that the modern nuclear family is the most effective type of family unit in which to socialise children and stabilise adult personalities (24) The above view is associated mainly with the Functionalist perspective, to an extent with the Marxist perspective, while Feminists tend to disagree. George Murdock (1949) argued that that the…