Sociology - Families and Households

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Household
A group of people who share a common residence
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Nuclear Family
A family consisting of an adult male and female with one or more children, own or adopted
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Extended Family
A family containing relatives in addition to the nuclear family. An extension of the nuclear family
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Kin
Relatives based on marriage or genes
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Monogamy
A system of marriage involving two adults, one of each sex
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Polygamy
A system of marriage involving two or more wives, or two or more husbands
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Reconstituted Family
A family in which one or both partners bring children from a previous relationship
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Cohabitation
Living together as a partnership without marriage
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Primary Relationships
Close, long-lasting and special ties between people
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A family consisting of an adult male and female with one or more children, own or adopted

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Nuclear Family

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A family containing relatives in addition to the nuclear family. An extension of the nuclear family

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Card 4

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Relatives based on marriage or genes

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Card 5

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A system of marriage involving two adults, one of each sex

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