the family :
functionlist - the function of the family is to socialise children which in turn will benefit children and society
feminist - the function of the family is to reinforce the dominant position of men in society
new right - the function of the family is to tech children the signifacance between and wrong and provide a sense of morality and family values
NUCLEAR FAMILY - consist of two generations , parents and children.
EXTENDED FAMILY - vertically extended familys would consist of grandparents,parents and children all living within the same household whereas a horizontallly extended familys would be relations such as aunts and uncles of the parents genration
lone parent - consist of one parent and their dependent child ( children)
reconstituted family - consists of two people cohabiting or marriage bringing children from previous families and also the new family this kind of family can be fromed through death,divorce or choice
other key points about the family
Conjugal roles are the roles of the man and woman [husband and wife] in the home. There are two different types of conjugal roles that people can have:
- When husbands and wives share housework and childcare, decisions and leisure time they have joint conjugal roles.
- When husbands and wives do not share housework and childcare, decisions and leisure time they have segregated conjugal roles.