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Family
Someone in which you have a close bond or relationship with.
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Extended family
Mum, dad, grandparents etc. Regular contact. Live close to one another.
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Nuclear family
Mum, dad, children. Away from eachother, contact is limited
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Household
People sharing same address, maybe meals, bills, time together.
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Kinship
Refers to relationships based on biological or martial ties
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Polygamy
Is marriage that involves t least 3 people
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Polygny
Is where a man can have more than one wife
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Polygndry
Is where a women can have more than one wife
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Serial monogamy
Marrying several people ober a lifetime but one at a time
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Joint conjugal roles
Share tasks and responsibilites
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Segregated conjugal roles
Man = bread winner. Women = housework etc
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Triple shift
Women do the emotional work, go out to work and do housework
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Population
Number of people within an area
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Post modernists
Sociologists who argue thata the discipline is largely guided and is said to exist after modernity
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Reconstructed family
Step family
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Social policy
A policy dealing for social issues
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Atabilisation of adult personalities
One of the two functions in a family
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Symmetrical family
Shares male and female roles
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Unit of production
The work produced by quantitive
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Welfare state
Asystem where by the state undertakes to protec the health and well being of its citezens
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Bean pole family
A family whos living memebers come from many generations but ith few in each generation
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Birth rate
Number of live births per 1000 each year
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Cohabitation
Partners/ people living together outside of a marriage
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Death rate
Number of deaths per 1000 each year
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Demography
Study of population, birh, deatg, fertility and infant mortality
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Dependancy culture
Where people assume the state will suport them
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Norms
What is normal in your social/ peer group and society
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Functionalist view
A consenus perspective
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Marxist view
A class conflic perspective
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Feminist view
A gender conflict perspective
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What is meant by ascribed status?
A social status a person is assigned at birth or given involuntarily later on in life
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Consensus
Sharing of values and norms
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Middle class occupation
Doctors, teachers, managers, white collar office workers
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Working class
Plumers, waitress, lorry driver, cleaners
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Cultural deprivation
Many working class homes lack books etc, these things stimulate a chids intellectual development
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Intellectual development
Thinking and reasoning skills
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Fatalism
Whatever will be will be. Nothing you can do will change your status (WC)
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Collectivism
Valuing being part of a group more than succeding as an individual. (WC)
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Immediate Gradtification
Seeking pleasure now rather than later. (WC)
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Present time orientation
Seeing the present as more important than the future (WC)
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3 types of parents
Privileged - Skilled choosers. Disconnected - local choosers. Semi skilled choosers.
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Labelling
To label somone is to attach a meaning or definition to them
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Mum, dad, grandparents etc. Regular contact. Live close to one another.

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Extended family

Card 3

Front

Mum, dad, children. Away from eachother, contact is limited

Back

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Card 4

Front

People sharing same address, maybe meals, bills, time together.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Refers to relationships based on biological or martial ties

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