Changes in the family

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  • Changes in the family:
    • Decline in marriage& growth of cohabitation& LAT'S
    • Remarriage & the growth of reconstituted family
    • More births outside marriage
    • Growth of alternative family arrangements
    • Growth of lone parent family
    • Rising divorce rates
    • Decline in family size
    • More child-centered
    • More symmetrical?
    • Weakened of extended kinship links?
    • More childless couple and later child-bearing
    • Loss of functions?
    • Growth in "single-hood"


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