Unformatted text preview: some who have no connection to their biological family, their friends can become family. They help each other out, exchanging favors and providing financial support. As the youth of America becomes more independent they still rely heavily on their family for status. The thought that the man is the breadwinner and the women is the homemaker is being challenged by many feminists as women become more educated. In whole, there can not be a set definition for family that works for all cultures and that keeps up with the rapid social change. Family is based on culture and social acceptance....
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- Spring '09
- Sociology, Prof. Naomi Gerstel, social group character