Flashcards in chapter 11 Deck (17):
a group of individuals related to one another by blood ties, marriage or adoption, who form an economic unit, the adult members of which are responsible for the upbringing of children. all known societies involve some form of family system, although the nature of family relationships varies widely.
a relation that links individuals through blood ties, marriage or adoption. kinship relations are by definition part of marriage and the family but extend much more broadly.
a socially and legally approved sexual relationship between 2 individuals. almost always involves 2 persons of opposite sexes, but in some cultures types of homosexual marriages are tolerated. it is expected that married couples will produce and bring up children.
a family group consisting of an adult or adult couple and their dependent children
a family group consisting of more than 2 generations of relatives
family of orientation
the family into which an individual is born or adopted
family of procreation
the family an individual initiates through marriage or by having children
a family system in which the husband is expected to live near the wife's parents
a family system in which the wife is expected to live near the husbands parents
a for of marriage in which each married partner is allowed only one spouse at a given time
a form of marriage in which a person may have 2 or more spouses simultaneously
a form of marriage in which a man may have 2 or more wives simultaneously
a form of marriage in which a woman may have 2 or more husbands simultaneously
the process by which children learn the cultural norms of the society into which they are born. occurs largely in the family
according to the theory of functionalism, the family plays an important role in assisting its adult members emotionally. marriage between the adult men and women is the arrangement through which personalities are supported and kept healthy
a family in which at least one partner has children from a previous marriage