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1

What is communal living?

It is when people who are not related or married live together. For example, flat shares, university halls, elderly residential homes.

2

What is a commune?

It is a group of people who live together and share jobs and responsibilities equally but are not related.

3

What is a kibbutz?

A type of communal living established in Israel that is based on agriculture. E.g. Farming families.

4

What type of family is popular in China?

Patriarchal family, where the man is the head of the household.

5

What type of family is common in Caribbean families e.g. Jamaica?

Absent father, single parent mother that is the head of the household and raises children alone.

6

What type of family is common in South Asia?

Extended family that live together