sociology key terms- family types and definitions

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heterosexual parents with one or more children
cereal packet family
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key term used by murdock. it shows the nuclear family exists around the world
universal family
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these family members are made up of grandparents
vertical nuclear family
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these family members consist of aunts and uncles
horizontal extended family
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a household which is likely to form a separate household from either set of parents. close ties with family members still remain
modified extended family
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families that are bound together due to children or family bonds from previous marriages
reconstituted family
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key term used by murdock. it shows the nuclear family exists around the world

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universal family

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these family members are made up of grandparents

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these family members consist of aunts and uncles

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a household which is likely to form a separate household from either set of parents. close ties with family members still remain

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