Family Key Concepts

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Working parents working at different times so that one is always available to look after the children
Shift Parenting
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Living together as a couple but unmarried
Cohabitation
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A family where there is a mother, a father and at least one biological or adopted child
Nuclear Family
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People seen as family
Kin
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Choosing to live alone rather than with a partner or friends or blood relatives
Elected singlehood
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A family where there are many generations but not many people in each generation
Beanpole family
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The person in the family who earns most of the money
The Breadwinner
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The phrase applied to middle aged people who are looking after their children and their elderly parents at the same time
Sandwich Generation
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A word which means "male power"
Patriarchy
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When two parents who do not live together take it in turns to look after the children
Living apart together
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Work that involves supporting other family members with the emotional challenges of life
Emotional work
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Work that is not seen and is often taken for granted by family members who do not do it
Invisible work
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A family created when two families join together through a new relationship
A blended or reconstituted family
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The idea of being able to move around the country easily
Geographically mobile
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When two parents who are not in a romantic relationship or married or cohabiting look after their children together
Coparenting
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The economic system that marxists blame for all unfairness in society
Capitalism
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Living together as a couple but unmarried

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Cohabitation

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A family where there is a mother, a father and at least one biological or adopted child

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Card 4

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People seen as family

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Card 5

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Choosing to live alone rather than with a partner or friends or blood relatives

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