Types of Family

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Define the Family.
A type of household where the people living together are related by blood or legal proceedings.
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What are the characteristics of a Nuclear Family.
Two generations, geographically mobile, isolated, independent family unit and loose knit.
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What are the characteristics of an Extended family.
3x generations, geographically static, live within one mile of next kin, dependant and close knit.
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What are the characteristics of a Modified extended family.
Nuclear family with extended family traits, are also known as the telephonic family.
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What are the characteristics of a Single parent family.
Bringing up children without a partner, this is most commonly matrifocal.
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What are the characteristics of a Reconstituted family.
Blended families, divorced adults forming new families.
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What are the characteristics of an Empty shell family.
Love between the couple has gone but they stay together for their children.
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What are the characteristics of an Empty nest family.
Children have left the house and only the couple remain.
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What are the characteristics of a Boomerang family.
Children who have previously left come back at a later stage, e.g. money issues.
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What are the characteristics of a Nuclear Family.

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Two generations, geographically mobile, isolated, independent family unit and loose knit.

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What are the characteristics of an Extended family.

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What are the characteristics of a Modified extended family.

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What are the characteristics of a Single parent family.

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