Family Types

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  • Created on: 25-03-14 09:26
NUCLEAR FAMILY
2 adults of either sex with children
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TRADITIONAL NUCLEAR FAMILY
2 adults of either sex with the male breadwinner and the female housewife
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CEREAL PACKET FAMILY
The nuclear family presented by the media
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NEO-NUCLEAR FAMILY
Dual-working family (both parents work)
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BLENDED FAMILY
Step-brothers and step-sisters living together
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BEANPOLE FAMILY (VERTICALLY EXTENDED)
Living with/regular contact with grandparents and/or great-grandparents
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HORIZONTALLY EXTENDED FAMILY
Living with/regular contact with cousins, aunts and uncles
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MODIFIED EXTENDED FAMILY
Continued contact with family members despite living apart
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LONE-PARENT FAMILY
A family unit headed by one parent
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SINGLE PERSON HOUSEHOLD
One person living alone
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CO-PARENTING
Separated parents with an equal share in parenting
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SAME SEX COUPLE
Homosexuals living together/in a relationship
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COHABITING COUPLE
A couple living together without being married
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EMPTY NEST FAMILY
One or more parent(s) living in a house after their children have moved out
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EMPTY SHELL MARRIAGE
2 married adults staying together without any love or affection
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SYMMETRICAL FAMILY
2 adults who perform equally shared roles
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MONOGAMY
Having one partner at a time
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POLYGAMY
Having many partners at a time
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KINSHIP
Being related to each other by blood/marriage/law
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Card 2

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2 adults of either sex with the male breadwinner and the female housewife

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TRADITIONAL NUCLEAR FAMILY

Card 3

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The nuclear family presented by the media

Back

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Card 4

Front

Dual-working family (both parents work)

Back

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Card 5

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Step-brothers and step-sisters living together

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