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GCSE Sociology: Family 2

Key words for GCSE Sociology

joint
If a couple have joint conjugal roles, it means they share household chores between them.
conjugal
If a couple have joint conjugal roles, it means they share household chores between them.
roles
If a couple have joint conjugal roles, it means they share household chores between them.
segregated
If a couple have segregated conjugal roles, it means one member of the couple takes on more than their fair share of household chores.
symmetrical
In a symmetrical family, each partner takes on different chores but both make a similar contribution to the overall maintenance of the home.
breadwinner
The breadwinner is the partner who earns money to support the family.
dual
In a dual career family, both partners have their own jobs.
career
In a dual career family, both partners have their own jobs.
double
The term double shift is used to describe the two shifts of work: paid jobs, and housework and childcare.
shift
The term double shift is used to describe the two shifts of work: paid jobs, and housework and childcare.
patriarchal
Patriarchal is used to describe societies where men are given advantages and power over women.
child
Child rearing is the process of raising children.
rearing
Child rearing is the process of raising children.
arranged
In an arranged marriage, family members will introduce you to a potential spouse.
marriage
In an arranged marriage, family members will introduce you to a potential spouse.
global
If you put something into global context, it means you place it within the wider picture of the rest of the world.
context
If you put something into global context, it means you place it within the wider picture of the rest of the world.

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