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Understanding of family by feminists. 1. Family seen as a system of gender stratification. Family as a political site. Attributed to the various roles carrying different degrees of power. Struggle between people with varying degrees of power. 2. Family as a social construction, and not necessary a biological one. Families included blood relation, but not limited to blood relation for its formation. Family is not necessary
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Unformatted text preview: natural unit, but rather a social unit. Like adoption. Godparents. Compadrazgo-ritual kinship ties that are initiated when individual female or male act as a godmother/father to a child, who is not their biological offspring. Based on recipirocal relationship, the more they rely on, the greater chance of success....
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