Defining a family and a household

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  • Created on: 16-04-14 19:03

Defining a family 

  • married couple 
  • civil partners 
  • cohabiting 
  • with/without children 
  • great diversity of families

Different types of family 

  • Non family household: group of unrealted people who live together and share facilities 
  • family household: contain a family unit 
  • nuclear family: 2 generation family containing married or cohabiting parents and their children 
  • extended family: group of relatives extending beyond nuclear living together or nearby. 
  • modified extended family: live apart geographically but have regualr contact 
  • Gay or lesbian couple: homosexual couple living with…


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