Family Key Words

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Secularisation
Less religious
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Reconstituted Family
A father, mother and their dependent child or children from previous relationships
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Single Person Household
A person living alone.
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Lone Parent Family
A person living alone with their dependent child or children.
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Divorce
The legal ending of a marriage.
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Fertility Rate
The number of children a woman has in her lifetime.
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Beanpole Family
A multigenerational family in which each generation has one or very few members.
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Patriarchy
Male dominated
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Breadwinner
The person who brings the money into the family.
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New Man
A caring, sharing man who takes on more of the roles in the home.
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Ageing Population
The proportion of the population over retirement age is increasing.
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Conjugal Roles
The domestic roles of married or cohabiting partners.
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Family Diversity
The variety of family types living in Britain today.
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Card 2

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A father, mother and their dependent child or children from previous relationships

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Reconstituted Family

Card 3

Front

A person living alone.

Back

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Card 4

Front

A person living alone with their dependent child or children.

Back

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Card 5

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The legal ending of a marriage.

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