Sociology Types of Family

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What type of family is a group of people linked by kinship?
Family
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What type of family is a family containing kin beyond parents and children?
Extended family
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What type of family is a situation where children are cared for seperately by each birth parent for approximately half the time?
Co-parenting
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What type of family is a group of people living together who don't share any blood ties?
Household
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What type of family is a family in which there is only one parent?
Single-parent family
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What type of family is a family made up of two previous families in which the parents have split up?
Reconstituted family
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What type of family is an extended, multi-generational family?
Beanpole family
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What type of family is the legal recongnition of a partnership between two adults, usually of the same gender?
Civil partnership
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What type of family is a family consisting of two generations: parents and children?
Nuclear family
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What type of family is a couple in a relationship who live together without being married?
Cohabitation
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What type of family is a significant relationship but not living together?
Living apart together
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What type of family is the deliberate decision to live alone?
Creative singlehood
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What type of family is members who do not share the same household but are in regular contact?
Modified extended family
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What type of family is a nuclear family where male and female roles are increasingly similar?
Symmetrical family
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What type of family is women who choose not to have children as a lifestyle option?
Child-free women
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What type of family is women who don't choose to have children for whatever reason?
Childless women
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What type of family is the tendancy for the number of generations in families to increase?
Verticalisation of family life
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What type of family is children under 16 and retired people who are dependant on the working population?
Dependant age groups
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What type of family is a family containing kin beyond parents and children?

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What type of family is a situation where children are cared for seperately by each birth parent for approximately half the time?

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What type of family is a group of people living together who don't share any blood ties?

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What type of family is a family in which there is only one parent?

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