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ppclass18a_Halle_family - THE FAMILY:FORMAL DEFINITION A...

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THE FAMILY:FORMAL DEFINITION l A GROUP OF TWO OR MORE PERSONS RELATED BY BIRTH, MARRIAGE OR ADOPTION, AND RESIDING TOGETHER IN A HOUSEHOLD. z
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FAMILIES CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF RESIDENTS OF THE HOUSEHOLD • 1. BASIC NUCLEAR FAMILY - -JUST HUSBAND, WIFE AND CHILDREN • NOT TRUE THAT THE BASIC NUCLEAR FAMILY IS FOUND ONLY IN MODERN SOCIETY • 2. STEM FAMILY - -NUCLEAR FAMILY PLUS PARENTS OF EITHER SPOUSE • 3. MULTIPLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD - - NUCLEAR FAMILY PLUS FAMILIES OF EITHER SPOUSE ` S MARRIED SIBLINGS
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DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MODERN NUCLEAR FAMILY • THE EXPECTATION THAT HUSBAND AND WIFE WILL BE EACH OTHER ` S CLOSEST COMPANION • HENCE CALLED THE l COMPANIONATE z FAMILY OR THE l SYMMETRICAL FAMILY z
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FUNCTIONS THE FAMILY HAS LOST • 1.NO LONGER A JOINT PRODUCTION UNIT FAMILIES CONSUME AS A UNIT, BUT DO NOT PRODUCE AS A UNIT. CHILDREN ARE A BIG ECONOMIC LIABILITY • 2.EDUCATION FUNCTION TAKEN OVER BY SCHOOLS AND HIGHER EDUCATION • 3.CARE OF SICK FAMILY MEMBERS FUNCTION TAKEN OVER BY HOSPITALS
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 185 taught by Professor Halle during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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