Flashcards in 1.2 Reconstituted Families Deck (9)
What percent of all families with dependent children do reconstituted make up?
In most reconstituted family at least one child is from where?
The woman's past relationship
McCarthy concluded we should speak of stepfamilies due to the what?
Diversity among these families
There is more tension in reconstituted families due to lack of clear what?
Social norms about how individuals should behave in such families
But some reconstituted families have few what?
For those having tensions they are not different from what?
The tensions within the normal nuclear family
What is a main reason for increase reconstituted families?
Divorce creating lone parents and then step families
Why are more children in step families from the woman's precious relationship?
Because children are more likely to remain with their mother