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What Is Your Social Class Mentality?

What Is Your Social Class Mentality? | Family & Households | Scoop.it
Were you meant to be an Aristocrat? Take this little quiz and see if you are the prince/princess, pauper or someone in between.

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Inheritances don't add to wealth gap between rich and poor households

Inheritances don't add to wealth gap between rich and poor households | Family & Households | Scoop.it
Inheritances have less of an impact because they make up a lower proportion of a household or individuals entire wealth research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found.

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Collapse of the two-parent family

Collapse of the two-parent family | Family & Households | Scoop.it
Major study of British childhood shows only half of 11-year-olds have married parents and one in three have already lived through a family break-up

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Some people believe that separation of the mother and father breaking up makes the child unhappy however in this article it stated that ''children themselves are still strikingly happy'' which could show that just because parents do not stay together doesn't necessarily effect the child happiness as they are not in a unfriendly and tension struck environment.

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Article exploring the newly-released findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, which is funded by the ESRC.

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oneman2001 - YouTube

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Episodes of 'A British Family Documentary' - filled with Sociology terms and themes

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SCLY1 'A Level' Sociology of the Family: Theoretical views on rising Divorce rates mp4

An updated version of the sociological theoretical positioning on the increase in divorce. If interested, my Sociology blog is www.brianrobertssociology.word...
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'Interesting' voice-over but useful theory... 

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Current Views of Marriage and Divorce

Paul Amato, Hoffman Professor of Family Sociology and Demography at Penn State, discusses marriage and divorce, and divorce's effects on children.
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What are the similarities and differences between the US trends in marriage and divorce compared with the UK?

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7-year-old girl fan calls Tesco 'stupid' for suggesting superheroes are for boys

7-year-old girl fan calls Tesco 'stupid' for suggesting superheroes are for boys | Family & Households | Scoop.it
A 7-year-old girl has taught Tesco a lesson, after a photo of her looking disgruntled next to an advert for a superhero clock captioned: “fun gifts for boys” saw the supermarket agree to remove the sign from its stores.

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Miss A's curator insight, November 26, 2014 4:48 AM

Useful for GCSE Sociology Basics Paper 1 and AS G671 Culture

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Two thirds of children in poverty live in working households - In Actual Fact

Two thirds of children in poverty live in working households - In Actual Fact | Family & Households | Scoop.it
RT @pgo1980: Two thirds of children in poverty live in working households http://t.co/5QhEfTXuHm #InActualFact #CameronMustGo

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Why Women Are Fighting Back In Kenya

Women in Kenya are taking to the streets to protest for their right to wear what they want. TestTube's UnCovered gives us a glimpse at their fight. #mydressmychoice Subscribe! http://bitly.com/...

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Feminism in action!

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Terry Hill, PhD's curator insight, November 23, 2014 12:33 AM

Speaks for itself. Wow. 

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Family Structure from a Sociological Lens

Sociology 101 Presentation: Family Group 2 References Amato, P. & Keith, B. (1991). Parental Divorce and the Well-Being of Children: A meta analysis. Psychol...
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Good video revision on the threat to the nuclear family

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A Nuclear Family (full documentary) Watch for FREE

Complete film and official upload of A Nuclear Family by Ian Hawkins - a moving and thought provoking film about marriage, childhood, divorce and parenthood....
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