The ability to move around the country, usually in pursuit of employment.
An arrangement where a woman has a child for another couple
Infant Mortality Rate
The number of deaths in the population of infants under the age of 1, per thousand births.
The idea that children are now the most important aspect of society
The idea that the government regulates and controls all aspects of our own life and attempts to protect us from dangers
The subjective feeling of 'belonging' to society and its structures
The culture that you most closely identify with.
Agreement or harmony.
The process of learning the norms and values of society.
The economic or breadwinner role.
The caring or nurturing role.
A group of people who exist outside the main culture and at the bottom of the class system, often associated with lone parents, welfare dependency and criminal activity.
The idea that an objective phenomenon is created by society or its institutions, rather than being a natural occurrence.
poverty defined by the minimum requirements necessary, such as food, clothing, and shelter, to lead a healthy existence.
Someone who lives by themselves
This is what's classed as the 'normal' family. Consists of a mum, dad and children
This is made up of and adult couple living together, who are married or unmarried, and at least one child from a previous relationship of one of the partners. (Can also be known as step family)
A family of three generations, living together
A nuclear family with one or more children that maintain regular contact with their grandparents
Male domination in society.
When woman have a paid job, and do most of the house work.
Where woman have a paid job, do most of the housework and take care of the emotional needs of the family.