The Family: Characteristics and types

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The Family: Characteristics and types

  1. 1. The Family:• Family is the basic social unit.Family represents people livingtogether by ties ofmarriage, blood oradaptation, thus representinga single household. Accordingto sociology, the family has theprimary function ofreproducing society;biologically, socially, or both.
  2. 2. Characteristics of Family:• Universality:• Emotional basis:• Limited size:• Formative influence:• Nuclear position in the social structure:• Responsibility of the members:• Social regulation:
  3. 3. Types of Family Structures
  4. 4. extended family
  5. 5. nuclear family
  6. 6. Single-parent familysingle-dad (n.)single-mom (n.)
  7. 7. Blended family
  8. 8. 1. nuclear family2. extended family3. Single-parentfamily4. Blended family5. Childless familya family group with 3 or moregenerations in a family.A mother or father alone raisingchildren.Two divorced people marry, bring withthem children from the old families.A couple with no kids.a family group consisting of a pair ofadults and their children.
  9. 9. Homework:Elaborate aconcept maprelated to Family.

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