Market Forces vs the Extended Family — Capitalism’s Impact on Social Dynamics in “Developed Countries”

Sacha | Thoughts
12 min readAug 7, 2023
Market Forces vs. the Extended Family — Capitalism’s Impact on Social Dynamics in “Developed Countries”

Throughout history, the family has been a fundamental social unit, evolving alongside societal changes. In pre-industrial societies, the extended family often served as the basic unit — pooling resources and ensuring mutual care for its members.

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Sacha | Thoughts

Sociologist and writer focused on analysing societal power dynamics and promoting positive social change