Family

Nuclear family
Parents married with children, preferred to by functionalists, government and the church.
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Beanpole family
a family of three generations living in the same household.
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horizontal family
relatives of the same family (aunty, uncle) living in the same household.
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modified extended family
relatives that keep in regular contact (telephone, email, letter) but don't live together in the same household.
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single parent family
one parent living with either one child or children.
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step families
Parents marry and blend into a new family (usually through divorce or death)
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empty nest family
originally nuclear family but children grew up and left home. living longer = more empty nest families.
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cohabitive family
identical to the nuclear family except the parents are not leagually married.
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gay family
two gay partners living together with children either adopted or from a previous relationship.
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matriarchal family
a family that has authority from the women over men
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patriarchal family
a family that has authority from men over women.
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Card 2

Front

a family of three generations living in the same household.

Back

Beanpole family

Card 3

Front

relatives of the same family (aunty, uncle) living in the same household.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

relatives that keep in regular contact (telephone, email, letter) but don't live together in the same household.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

one parent living with either one child or children.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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