The Nuclear family

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Leach
Referred to the nuclear family as the 'cereal packet image'
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Oakley
Nuclear family seen as the most conventional
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Barret and Mcintosh
Critical of the way Nuclear family devalues other family types.
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Young and Wilmott
Argued family structures developed through four stages from extended family to nuclear family.
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Wilmott
Even when people did not live close, there was still a lot of contact between extended kinship.
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McGlone et. al
In 1990's contact with relatives still frequent.
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Park et. al
Found more than half of his study saw their mothers once a week.
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Nuclear family seen as the most conventional

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Critical of the way Nuclear family devalues other family types.

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Argued family structures developed through four stages from extended family to nuclear family.

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Even when people did not live close, there was still a lot of contact between extended kinship.

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