Sociology families/households

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What is a family?
A group of people related by kinship.
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Whats the empty nest family?
Children moved out the family home.
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Whats a household?
Group of people living in same place, shared living arrangements.
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What is Foster care and Childrens homes?
Looked after by local authorities, brought up by foster parents or in childrens homes.
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What is marriage?
Social institution under which a man and woman establish their decision to live as husband and wife by legal commitments.
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What is divorce?
The legal termination of marriage.
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What is Social Policy?
Law made by the Government.
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Whats the family law Act 1996?
Helps protect parents when separate, so possessions are shared out.
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Whats the Child Support Act 1991?
Gives parents the right to claim child support if they cant financially provide for child. helps children- equal opp.
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Whats an attenuated family?
Live apart from extended kin, but keep in contact.
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Children moved out the family home.

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Whats the empty nest family?

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Group of people living in same place, shared living arrangements.

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Looked after by local authorities, brought up by foster parents or in childrens homes.

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Social institution under which a man and woman establish their decision to live as husband and wife by legal commitments.

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