Sociology deffinitions for family

Key words used in sociology - family

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What type of family? Married, 2 parents + 2 children (1st + 2nd generation)
Nuclear
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What type of family? Grandparents, parents, children (3 generations)
Extended
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What type of family? Two spilt up familys, re-marry and join. (parent A, with Children A marry parent B with children B (A+B are not related)
Reconstructed
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What type of Family? Used to bring children up as a community, where everyone was equal, the children had multiple parents and lived together in one place.
Kibbutz (from Israel)
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What type of Family? One parent + X children.
Single parent family
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What type of family? Couple of the same gender + children
Same- sex family
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What type of family? The children have grown up and left home
Empty nest family
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What type of family? 2 of each 3rd generations live in one house (2 grandparents, 2 parents, X children)
Beenpole
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What is a household?
A group of people living together
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What is a family?
A group of people related by blood/law
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What is the dark side of the family?
What feminists believe, it includes things like domestic abuse/violence
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What is a duel burden?
When women work and do the house work
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What is a tripple burden?
When women work, does the housework, and does the emotional work in the relationship
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What is invisible work?
Work which the women do which gets unnoticed (remembering shopping, birthdays)
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What is the part time trap?
When women are told to work part time so they can still do the domestic work
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What are Traditional roles?
Roles which are traditional to the family (men- manual, women - cleaning)_
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What a conjugal roles?
roles which are shared between men and women, for example you might share the cooking depending on who gets home from work first.
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Functions of the family begining with R
Regulation of Sex , Reproduction
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Functions of the family beginning with P
Physical care
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Functions of the Family beginning with S
Social control
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Functions of Family beginning with E
Emotional support, Economic Support
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What do feminists blame domestic violence on?
A patriarchal society
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What does Patriarchal mean?
A male dominated society
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When writing about the family you should include what views?
Feminists and Functionalists (Remember it as the 3 f
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Talcott Parsons said:
Family had three important functions, Primary Socialisation of children and Stabilization of an Adult personality and came up with the Warm Bath theory
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The warm bath theory is:
When a family member comes home stressed, the family acts like a warm bath and make it all better
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Okely said:
Gender roles are taught within the family
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Some case studys of non-socialised children are....
Isabelle, Kamala + Amala, Jenie
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What are the key points to remember about Isabelle?
She spent the first 6 years of her life in a dark room, and recovered by the age of 8
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What are the key points of Kamala + Amala?
Were found in a a wolfs den, Kamala was 8 and Amala was younger, Amala died 1 year after, Kamala lived for 9 more years and learnt to be more human like, she learnt 40 words.
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What are the key points to remember about Jenie?
She was locked up in a room for the first 12 years of her life, she quickly learned words and how to communicate with people, but not like normal people, , but
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What type of family? Grandparents, parents, children (3 generations)

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Extended

Card 3

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What type of family? Two spilt up familys, re-marry and join. (parent A, with Children A marry parent B with children B (A+B are not related)

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Card 4

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What type of Family? Used to bring children up as a community, where everyone was equal, the children had multiple parents and lived together in one place.

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Card 5

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What type of Family? One parent + X children.

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