Being Unique Before Fitting In During the 1950s, a majority of women were expected to live up to certain standards. Each member of the family was expected to act a certain way and fit into the mold of society. Woman in the 1950s typically did not look at a man on the side of the street to see what is inside a bucket, let alone even stop to ask what is in the bucket. But the mother in “Bucket of Blood” written by Katherine Waugh displays a different approach to life and her family. She displays how every family is unique and it is okay to be the one that stands out.
It forces people to form broader alliances by forcing people to marry outside their immediate families. It also keeps kinship intact (2002). A child’s identity is based on ethnicity, race, religion and social class and is ascribed at birth through the family. Families permit the transmission of wealth and status from parents to children. According to the American functionalist sociologist Talcott Parsons, the family’s main functions are ‘primary socialisation and personality stabilisation’.
Different family units are created. Each spouse in a multiple household has her own status and authority, forms a separate unit and has a form of independence. The status and “rank” of the house depend largely on the woman’s social prestige, her relationship to the other households and the status of her children in relation to intestate succession (DuPlessis, 1991). The Customary Law is discriminatory in such a way that: a woman cannot marry or acquire property without the permission of a (male) guardian, marriage requires the payment of a bride price (lobolo) in exchange for the right to access her procreative abilities and economic value, marriage makes the male the sole guardian of the children moreover and lastly, upon the death of a husband, the estate is transferred to is closest male relative (levirate). With regards to the Customary Law, the woman does not have
One aspect of woman’s education was shared by almost all women regardless their social or marital status and this referred to housewifery and learning household tasks. In a period when marriage was roughly unavoidable and being a housewife was viewed more as an occupation rather than a marital status, learning how to clean the
The Seneca did create a written form of constitution that limited women’s influence in politics, but women were allowed to create petitions to ensure their voice was heard. Similar to the Cherokee, these changes were subtle and women in these societies were still able to persevere. Furthermore, the impact of colonization was different in the Chinookan
Hunting was not a activity women in all other civilizations participated in. Women 's work in Ancient Israel is little known, as most of their work was done inside their homes. We do know women in Israel spent lots of time preparing their food and raising their children. Israelites were also known to be prostitutes, midwives, and wet nurses. Women in the prehistoric era participated in spinning,
The term agency basically means a contractual relation between two parties wherein one party gets the upper hand to represent the other in day-to-day situations. According to section 184 , any person can be appointed as an agent. There is competency that is required to become an agent, as it required in becoming the principal. As a general rule husband and wife cannot be agents of each other but they can be if it is expressed in a proper manner. Courts have been contemplating since long how to define the nature of a husband duty towards his wife.
A family is a set of relationship between atleast two people related by birth, adoption or marriage. Shows how families vary across different societies, classes, historical periods and ethnic groups. Also shows how work, resources and authority is distributed within families. Education is the process by which skills, knowledge and values are transmitted