Family Essay

This is because alternative structures are carrying out some of the functions the family used to carry out in the past. For Parsons the family has two primary functions; primary socialization (family to children) that is the transmission of societies' norms and values to the new generation. This enables the children to integrate in a society. The second function is the stabilization of adult personalities; the marriage is considered by Parsons, as a relationship that provides emotional security that helps counter balance, stress and strain in the public world. The husband and children can get rid of the strain being childish at home. This helps to stabilize the personality. He says that work takes the nuclear family away from the extended family. Can easily move from one place to another in search of work. It can do so as families nowadays are smaller in size. Modern families are more likely to find occupations that are not family owned. Parsons believed that when different generations obtained different statuses through education and work in the labour market, it was better if they lived isolated from each other so that there would not be any conflict between the two generations.


 
 
 
 
 
 



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