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Families are not simply ____ units, although biological connections might be deemed important within particular cultures and societies.

biological

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Families are not simply groups sharing a ____ ____, although living together might be a significant way that pattems of obligation are expressed.

common residence

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Traditionally sociologists were particularly interested in families because as an ____ the family was considered as a basic unit of social organisation.

institution

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Contemporary approaches to family life are less likely to emphasise the family as an object and more likely to critique the ____ ____ of the family, and the ways in which these ideologies are institutionalised in our everyday social practices.

ideological constructs

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Family refers to a group of people who are related to each other by blood ties, marriage or adoption. Families usually form _____ units and are responsible for the upbringing of children.

economic

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The family is at the same time a primary place of _____. It is living in and as famlies that we are socialised into the central belief systems and practices of our given society.

socialisation

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____ refers to links between individuals on the basis of blood ties, marriage or adoption. Kin relations extend beyond the institutions of the family and marriage.

Kinship

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'____' is mostly used when people are talking about those with whom they have close kinship ties and with whom they tend to share their everyday lives.

Family

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We can take the '____' as referring to individuais who live together and share daily responsibilities, usually under the same roof.

household

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The sociology of the family tends to focus on the _____ in its analyses, rather than on kinship.

household-family

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Five well-known family ____ are the nuclear family; the extended family; the reconstituted family; the single parent family, and the same-sex family.

forms

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The _____ family is defined as husband-wife couple and dependent children.

nuclear

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_____ family is defined as the nuclear family plus others that may include either spouses parents, siblings and their children.

Extended

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_____ families are combinations of households made up of divorced or widowed parents and dependants.

Reconstituted

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____ families are made up of gay couples and their dependants.

Same-sex

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The Act (cypf, 1989) defines what it meant by ____ ____; people who the child had a biological or legal relationship, and or people who the child has a significant psychological relationship.

family group

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Many sociologists do not talk so much about 'the family' anymore, and instead use terms like 'family life', 'family experiences' and 'family practices' to describe what we might do or ____ in 'families'.

experience

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Sociologists also use terms like ____ and ____ to describe cultural ideals, dominant ideologies and/or discourses that construct various meanings around family life.

Familism and familialism

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The ____ ____ of the family is that although the family is the site of intimacy in modern societies it is also the site of exploitation. Intimacy and exploitation are two very different faces of our experience of family life.

double life

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The idea that the family is a haven from a heartless world is turned on its head by experiences within families like ____ ____, ____, and ____.

sexual abuse, neglect, and violence