By Lydia Lambert
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While the small nucIear family based on life-Iong, monogamous marriage may still be the norm, many individual families do not follow the standard li fe cycIe. For some, marriages are not made yet children are born; such children, throughout their formative years, can experience a stable family situation with natural parents who may or may not marry after the birth, or can find themselves living in one or a combination of a number of 'anomalous' family situations. Similarly, legitimate children born into two-parent families can also experience changes in their family; the most common, as it usually precedes remarriage, is that ofliving in a one-parent family as a result of death, separation or divorce.
It is this response, and the ascription to the child of an inferior status, which creates problems for the mother and child. From this flow various disabilities, legal and social, as reflected in the history ofthe poor law (see Pinchbeck, 1954; Middleton, 1971) and in twentieth-century income-maintenance schemes (George, 1974). Present legislation and social attitudes can only be understood in the light of earlier attitudes. Up to the twentieth century Pinchbeck (1954) summarises the situation in Britain thus: ...
Skolnick (1973), for example, regards the Parsonian model as 'utopian' because it sees the family as integrative and providing for continuity and stability as part of the utopian social system as a whole, and because it sees the family as a system of perfect1y interlocking needs and a miniature utopian system in itself. Birdwhistell (1966) regards the conventional family model as 'sentimental'. While pointing out that he 'knows ofno cases in which the ideal model has been observed', he notes that the key aspects of the sentimental model of the nuclear family include assumptions about the naturalness, emotional intensity, self-sufficiency and balance of the nuclear family unit.