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February 13 - February 16, 2007 The family is not a...

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February 16, 2007 The family is not a biological grouping but rather a social institution How a family gets created? And how they move in and out of the family? I. Who counted as family? a. Living together counts as a family. But there are some exceptions i. Someone leaves through local marriage; he is not longer a member of his jia but joined his spouses ii. Someone being adopted is a part of the jia that adopted him b. Members who don’t live with the family i. Officials who live far away ii. One son whose a merchant or has another piece of land c. it is economically and legally defined instution; not totally forward d. Unrelated members who live in the house i. Maids are not a part of the jia ii. Priest iii. Teachers e. It was normal for teenagers in some areas to not live with their parents. Girls would live in a hostel and boys in a boys hostel instead of living with their parents i. Kids work to paty it ii. Economically they still are part of their jia iii. They were being socialized with people their own age; didn’t live at home in the evening II. Economic instuation a. Head the family doesn’t know the property of the jia; manages the property
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2010 for the course HIEA HIEA 122 taught by Professor Schnewed during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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