Unit 1 - Family and Households - Key terms and definitions (BLANK DEFINITIONS)

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Family and households:
Achieved status ­
Ageing population ­
Age patriarchy ­
Ascribed status ­
Bigamy -
Birth-rate ­
Bourgeoisie ­
Breadwinner ­
Childhood ­
Child-centred ­
Civil partnership ­
Cohabiting ­
Conjugal roles

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Culture ­
Death rate ­
Demography ­
Dependency culture ­
Dependency ratio ­
Domestic labour ­
Division of labour ­
Divorce ­
Divorce rate ­
Domestic abuse ­
Domestic violence ­
Dual burden ­
Dual earner families ­
Emotion work…read more

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Empty-shell marriage ­
Exploitation ­
Expressive role ­
Familistic gender regimes ­
Family ideology ­
Family practices ­
Fertility rate ­
Functional fit ­
Gender regimes ­
Gender roles ­
Geographical mobility ­
Household ­
Ideology ­
Individualistic gender regimes…read more

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Industrialisation ­
Infant Mortality Rate ­
Instrumental role ­
Joint conjugal roles ­
Late modernity ­
Life course analysis ­
Life expectancy ­
Living apart together (LATs) ­
Marital breakdown ­
Marriage -
Matriarchy ­
Matrifocal family ­
Meritocracy -
Migration…read more

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Neo-conventional family ­
Net migration ­
New Man ­
Norms ­
Patriarchy ­
Polygamy -
Primary socialisation ­
Proletariat ­
Pull factors ­
Push factors ­
Reserve army of labour ­
Secondary socialisation ­
Secularisation ­
Separation/Desertion…read more

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Separatism ­
Serial monogamy ­
Social construction ­
Social mobility ­
Social policy ­
Socialisation ­
Stabilisation of adult personalities ­
Status ­
Stigma ­
Structural differentiation ­
Symmetrical family ­
Triple shift ­
Underclass ­
Values…read more

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