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

here's the key terms, similar to the previous document but without the defintions, useful for daily practice to ensure you have internalised the content and keywords

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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 ­

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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 ­

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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 ­

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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 ­

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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 ­

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