Sociology - Families

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What is a family?
People joined together by blood, marriage or adoption.
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What is a household?
A group of people living together under the same roof. (not necessarily related)
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What is a nucleur family?
A man and woman in a socially acceptable relationship with children.
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What is a lone parent family?
A man or women living alone with children.
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What is a single family?
Someone who lives alone, has no partner or children.
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What is a beanpole family?
Family tree is tall and thin as families having fewer children and living longer.
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What is an extended family?
Includes at least 3 generations who live together under the same roof or nearby.
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What is a cohabiting family?
A couple living together that are not married.
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What is a reconstituted family?
When a couple with children from previous relationships marry.
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What is a same sex family?
A family headed by two people of the same sex with dependant children.
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What is a civil partnership?
Legal recognition of a relationship between two people of the same sex, giving them the same rights as a married couple.
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What is an empty nest family?
Children have grown up and left home, parent continue living together in the family home.
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What is a household?

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A group of people living together under the same roof. (not necessarily related)

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What is a nucleur family?

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What is a lone parent family?

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What is a single family?

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