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SOC101Y SOC101Y Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Sociology Professor Robert Brym Professor Robert Brym Lecture #13 Lecture #13 Families Families 2 Feb 2011 2 Feb 2011
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 The  nuclear family  is composed of a  cohabiting man and woman who  maintain a socially approved sexual  relationship and have at least one child.  In the  traditional nuclear family , the  wife also works in the home without pay  while the husband works outside the  home for money. The Nuclear Family The Nuclear Family
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The Traditional Nuclear Family  The Traditional Nuclear Family  and New Alternatives and New Alternatives legally married   never married  singlehood,  nonmarital cohabitation with children     voluntary childlessness two-parent     single-parent permanent     divorce, remarriage male primary provider,   egalitarian (dual-career)  ultimate authority sexually exclusive     extramarital relationships heterosexual     same-sex relationships,  households
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The Growing Diversity of  The Growing Diversity of  Canadian Families, 1931-2001 Canadian Families, 1931-2001 http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/analytic/companion/fam/family.cfm
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The Growing Diversity of Canadian  The Growing Diversity of Canadian  Families, 1981-2006 (in percent) Families, 1981-2006 (in percent) Common-law  couples with  children at  home, 1.9 Common-law  couples  without  children, 3.7 Lone-parent  families, 11.3
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