SOC 344 DEFINITIONS

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Soc 344 PERSPECTIVES ON THE FAMILY
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What Is a Family? Definition : “a unit made up of two or more people who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption and who live together, form an economic unit, and bear and raise children.”
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Excluded? Single parent Childless couples Cohabitating couples Foster parents and their foster children Elderly sisters living together Gay and lesbian couples w/o children Gay and lesbian couples with children Grandparents raising grandchildren
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US Census definition The U.S. Census Bureau defines the family simply as two or more people living together who are related by birth, marriage, or adoption.
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Households The Census Bureau divides households into two categories: A family household consists of the two or more people living together who are related through marriage, birth, or adoption. Non-family households
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course SOC 344 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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