Flashcards in unit 1 outcome 2 Deck (11):
Social institutions involve behaviour that is carried out by large numbers of people (i.e. is shared) and which continues over a reasonable period of time (i.e. is stable). Examples include work, family, education and religion.
A social institution containing a group of people with shared biological-cultural heritage, affinity or residence.
A process involving non-biological parents requesting legal rights and responsibility for a child.
A social group consisting of a mother, a father and any number of dependent children (either their own or adopted) spanning two generations, who live together in the same household.
Social group containing immediate family members and non-immediate members spanning two or more generations, such as aunts, uncles, cousins and other descendants from a common ancestor.
A living situation whereby two or more unmarried adults share a household over a prolonged period.
A family structure involving both or one of the adults bringing children form a previous relationship into the current relationship.
Families based on a person who is not in a couple relationship, but forms a parent-child relationship with at least one other person (child) in the household.
Same-Sex couple parenting
A social structure that encompasses a range of family arrangements including children raised by same-sex attracted couples, or adult couples with at least one LGBT partner, or a lone-parent identifying as LGBT.
A social structure with males holding power over women, and males placed as head of the family unit.