Sociology and the family

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Beanpole Family
countries like Britain and the US, the number of children per generation has steadily gone down, while life span has increased. This has led to a shape of family tree that some researchers have likened to a beanpole — tall and thin, with few people
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Classic extended family
an extended family sharing the same household
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Cohabitation Family
a couple living together who aren’t married
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Extended family
a family containing relatives in addition to the nuclear family
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Same sex family
same sex couple living together with children
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Kin
relatives based on marriage or genes
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Single Parent Family
single parent (either gender) with dependent children
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Modified Extended Family
an extended family living apart but still having communication
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Monogamy
Amarried couple of the opposite sex, who have sexual relations with each other and no one else
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Nuclear/Cereal Family
A family consisting of an adult male and female who are married with one or more children including adoption.
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Polyagmy
A marriage involvong two or more wives or husbands
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ReConstituted Family
A family formed out of another relationship, otherwise know as the step-family
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Symmetrical Family
Authority and household taks shared between the male and female partners
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an extended family sharing the same household

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Classic extended family

Card 3

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a couple living together who aren’t married

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Card 4

Front

a family containing relatives in addition to the nuclear family

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Card 5

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same sex couple living together with children

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