Social Changes

Social Changes

All animals have a home, not just any old place, but a particular spot, which is familiar and well known, where the animal feels safe and can have its young… The nest or den is a refuge from attack – somewhere to lie up, and rest. Humans are equally drawn to such a place which they defend cherish and consider their own. This place is called home; it is cared for, protected and maintained. As with all human behaviour some people are particularly drawn to their home - their space, and busy themselves cleaning it, working in it; feeling most happy and relaxed when at home…, safe from the maddening world outside. In British society, prior to the First World War, ‘a women’s place was in the home’. Here are a number of social or cultural shifts in the last twenty-five years. It shows some worrying trends that can destabilize society.

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CHAPTER SUBJECT KEY
Page Count - 74 Word Count - 20,012
Setting the scene.
I. SOCIAL STRUCTURE: - Relationships - Family Size - Social Class - Women's Suffrage - WWI - Factory Working - Education Increases - Expectations - Social Domesticity - Owner - Occupiers - Kinsey Report - Doctor Spock - Statement - Case Study - Questionnaire
II. HISTORY OF MARRIAGE: - Social Control - Civil Marriage - Legal Contract - Vows - Compatibility - Cohabitation - Children - Single Parents - Statistics - Fostering - Divorce - Socialization - Nurturing - Child Centred - Early Years Social Workers - Custody
III. GOOD PARENTING: - Child Development - Controlled Behaviour - Social Interaction - Reasonableness - Extended Family - Socializing the Child - Language - Enunciation - Communicating Skills - Dexterity - Learning - Fathering - Mothering - Child Development
IV. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: - Close Period - Homosexuality - Maintaining Rules - Learning Experiences - Repetition - Playschool - Growth Patterns - Competition - Consumer Society - Child Welfare - Mental Stimulation - Cognitive Interaction - Motor Responses - Rewards - Learned Tasks
V. MATRIMONIAL ACTS: - Royal Commissions - Reform Acts - Irretrievable Breakdowns - Unreasonable Behaviour - Separation - Custody - Family Discussions - Social Workers Report - A Clean Break - Divorce - The Impact - No -Fault rule - Conclusion - Future Trends - Characteristics