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  • Household v Families
    • Pattern of residence + generations included
      • Household
        • + Shares common residence
        • + Can include 1 person. 1 PERSON HOUSEHOLDS HAVE DOUBLED SINCE 70s
        • + Includes people of same generation eg Student house
      • Families
        • + Involve more than 1 person + don't have to live together
          • Wilmott - dispersed extended families
          • Smart et al - co-parenting, don't live together but share responsibiliy
        • Include different generations
          • Brannen - 'beanpole' 4 gens
    • Relationships and Responsibilities
      • Household
        • Not necessarily related by blood, marriage romantic relatiionships eg friends flatsharing
      • Families
        • Related by blood/marriage/romantic relationships
          • Giddens - adult family members assumed to have responsibility for caring for children
          • Parsons - families socialise children + stabilise adult personalities
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