THE FAMILY

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nuclear family
typically consists of a mother, father and dependent children
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extended family
consists of parents and children along with either: o Grandparents – vertically extended (different generations) o Aunts and uncles – horizontally extended
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modern nuclear family
married or cohabiting couples with or without children
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reconstituted family
a family created as a result of divorced couples remarrying who may have children from their previous marriage.
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lone parent family
the fastest growing family structure in Britain. Where one parent brings up 1 or more children
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Same sex families
a couple of the same sex - with or without children
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marxist - family types for classes
traditional nuclear - middle class. lone parent- working/underclass
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Card 2

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extended family

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consists of parents and children along with either: o Grandparents – vertically extended (different generations) o Aunts and uncles – horizontally extended

Card 3

Front

modern nuclear family

Back

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Card 4

Front

reconstituted family

Back

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Card 5

Front

lone parent family

Back

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