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What's a family?
A family is when a group of are related by blood, choice, adoption or marriage.
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What's a household?
A household is a group of people who live in the same house.
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What's a family structure?
Family structure is how people arrange themselves as a family, for example the children will have to follow the rules that their parents give them.
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What's a family ideology?
Family ideology is an idea how a 'perfect' family should be like, for example the New Right may think that nuclear families are the 'perfect' families.
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What's a nuclear family?
A nuclear family is a family that consists of two parents and children.
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What's a cereal packet family?
A cereal packet family is another term for a nuclear family.
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What's a reconstituted family?
A reconstituted family is when parents and children from more than one relationship, form a family.
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What's a beanpole family?
A beanpole family is when people have more contact with their grandparents or great grandparents, but don't have much siblings.
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What is a cohabitation?
Cohabitation is when a group of people or a partners live together without getting married.
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What's contraception?
Contraception are ways to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
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What's a divorce?
Divorce is when a married couple seperates legally.
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What's a singleton?
A singleton family is when a person lives alone.
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What's civil partnership?
Civil partnership is when two people of the same sex live together or form a couple.
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What's polygamy?
Polygamy is when a man has multiple marriages at the same time.
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What's polyandry?
Polyandry is when a woman has multiple marriages at the same time.
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What's monogamy?
Monogamy is a marriage between one man and one woman.
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What's patriolocality?
Patriolocality is when a couple after marriage, lives with the husband's side of the family, with his parents.
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What's matrilocality?
Matrilocality is when a couple after marriage, lives with the wife's side of the family, with her parents.
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What's neolocality
Neolocality is when a person goes out and lives by themselves in their own place.
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What's kinship?
Kinship is when a family is related by blood.
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What's cultural universals?
Cultural universals are social behaviours that can be found in all cultures.
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What's patriarchy?
Patriarchy is when the father or the man of the household, controls the family life.
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What's matriarchy?
Matriarchy is when the mother or the female of the household, controls family life.
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What does the term 'collectivist cultures' mean?
Collectivist cultures are when people believe that family or community life is much more important, than what an individual needs or wants.
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What's does the term 'individualist cultures' means?
Individualist cultures are when people believe in putting their own needs before others.
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What's a household?

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A household is a group of people who live in the same house.

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What's a family structure?

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What's a family ideology?

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What's a nuclear family?

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