Sociology - Families

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Nuclear family
two generations, parents and biological children, living in one household.
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Extended family
All kins, in one household, including beyond the nuclear family.
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Beanpole family
A family whose living members come from many generations, but with few members in each generation.
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Patriarchal family
Authority held by males.
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Matriarchal family
Authority held by females.
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Symmetrical family
Authority and tasks shared between couples.
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Reconstituted family
One or both partners previously married, with children from previous marriages.
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Lone parent family
Family with just one parent.
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Single person household/Singlehood
An individual living alone
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Card 2

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All kins, in one household, including beyond the nuclear family.

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Extended family

Card 3

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A family whose living members come from many generations, but with few members in each generation.

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Card 4

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Authority held by males.

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Card 5

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Authority held by females.

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