Functionalists such as talcott parsons and renoald fletcher argue that the increased value of marriage may have caused a rise in marital breakdown.
Award 7–8 marks for answers that consider both sides of the argument in that parson and fletcher (relationships more valued), allen and crowe (marriage the new right (that this reflects a breakdown in family values), feminism (that this.
There are several signs of marital breakdown many couples may overlook the spouses may argue in immature ways and refuse to hear the other's side of the.
Explaining marital breakdown the value of marriage functionalists parsons and fletcher argue that marriage today. Marital breakdown generally arises from a variety of causes according talcott parsons and ronald fletcher 1 the increasing number of downfall of handle situations where one parent derogates the other or the parents argue about every .
Functionalists parsons and fletcher argue that marriage today is too valued more and demand more from marriage and this can lead to marital breakdown.