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1 LATS, Same Sex Familes and Family Types

  1. 1. LATS
  2. 2. I am a LAT I have quite a few friends who are LATS you lot at the moment are not LATs but you may well be one day because in 2008 around 1 in 10 people were found to be LATs
  3. 3. • what is a LAT? • Living Apart Together – someone in a significant relationship but not married or cohabiting • Why are we getting LATs now – a new phenomomen in British society? • 1 People want to keep their own home - choice • 2 See the best not the worse of each other which maintains the relationship • 3 Can’t afford to live together • Can we link any of these reasons to a perspective?
  4. 4. The Relationship between Cohabitation and Marriage: ….for some a trial marriage, for others a permanent alternative to marriage Coast - her research shows that 75% of cohabiting couples expect to marry each other. This figure is higher for those with children Chester - for most couples cohabitation leads to marriage Bejin - cohabitation for some young people is a conscious attempt to create a more personal, negotiate d and equal relationship than a normal patriarchal marriage Shelton & John – those women who cohabit do less housework than their married counteparts - Macklin - the term cohabitation covers a diverse range of partnerships. The relationship between marriage and cohabitation is a complex and variable one The perspective which best understands that cohabitation can have various meanings and mean different things to different couples is ____________________________
  5. 5. Flip over your sheets – now its your turn to create your own resource with memory joggers Same Sex Relationships
  6. 6. Latest Development Legislation to allow same-sex marriage in England and Wales was passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in July 2013 and is expected to be brought into force by mid- 2014
  7. 7. One person households – in bubbles • Your task is to encapsulate the material on one person households (p63 of the books) in no more than 10 bubbles – what you put in the bubbles is up to you
  8. 8. One Person Households
  9. 9. • exam paper p89 of books • Q (d) Examine the reasons for changes in the divorce rate since 1970 (24 mark essay question)