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1) Chapter 1
Residential unit consisting of unrelated individuals
Family unit based on two generations
A family containing more than the parents and children.
Family relationships based on biology,affinity or law that form distinctive patterns and networks
The formal,legal dissolution of a marriage.
Involves the breakup of one family and it's reassembly as a new family.
Expression of the range of family types in a society.
Focused on women.
A shared household involving unrelated individuals living together.
Having a marriage partner at any given time.
A situation where an individual may be involved in sequential,sexually exclusive relationships.
When someone has more than one partner at a time.
One man married to a number of women.
One woman married to a number of men.
Any form of physical or verbal abuse towards family members.
The development of industries which encouraged a shift from rural to urban societies.
The development and growth of towns and cities.
An inter-generational vertically family extended structures with weak intra generational links.this structure develops in societies with low, declining birth rates and increasing life expectancy.
Work done within the home.
Domestic division of labour
The idea that women perform 'two shifts' one inside the home as domestic labourers and outside the home as paid employees.
Where a females double shift refers to women's role as domestic and paid labourers, a third element of female responsibility is the emotional work they do
The idea that something is performing it's function correctly.
Unequal relationships between males and females.
Involving a clear separation between family roles
Segregated conjugal roles
Male and female roles played within the home.
Involve adults within the family sharing domestic labour
Joint conjugal roles
Relationship in which family roles are shared equally within the home
A relationship where two people live together as if they were married
The ending of a legal marital relationship
Adult couple and children living together as a family without the adults being legally married
Common law family
Living as married people but without any legal ties
Contemporary form of extended family,family members maintain contact but rarely live in close proximity to one another
Modified extended family
Female dominated family unit
Socially variable period of pre-adulthood
The idea that social institutions such as the family,education and work are closely related
Communal movement that developed in Israel after the second World war
Tracing ancestral descent through the female/Male line
The things that any institution,such as a family, must perform if it is to continue to function successfully
Situation in which functions that we're once performed by an institution are now performed by another institution
Loss of functions
Teaching and learning process carried out within the family
Structure that is home orientated,child centered and built on emotional relationships between adults and children
How people are connected to social network and what people do for each other
How upper class children in particular learn self confidence, a strong sense of entitlement and self worth within the family that they can then apply in the workplace
The various purposes the family group exists to perform in society,such as primary socialization
How people treat each other differently based on the value of their particular relationship
Values that apply to everyone
Someone who combines paid work with their share of domestic labour
Instrumental roles involve dealing with people in an objective way while expressive roles involve dealing with people on the basis of love and affection
Refers to the idea of love being contingent;it is given in return for something else
A measure of the no of children born to women of childbearing age in a society each year
Discrimination on the basis of age
Rituals that denote transitions from one phase in the life course to another
Rite of passage
Relationship between the economically inactive section of a population and those who are economically active
System of social ranking by age
People of a similar age who share certain rights and responsibilites because of their age
The examniation of differences anf changes over the course of an individual's lifetime
Behaviour that is culturally,rather than naturally produced
Process whereby people withdraw from social relationships as they age
The decline of religious values in the modern industrial societies
When a couple continue to live together even though the marriage may be effectively over
Macro approaches focus on the large scale of whole societies,micro approaches on small-scale social structure
The idea that when action occurs another always follows because the latter is caused by the former
A statistical relationship between variable that expresses a level of probability
Approaches that start at the level of the individual,focusing on small-scale phenomena
Basic agreement on a set of shared values
Disagreement between groups with different interests
An approach based on studying society in a scientific manner
Information and facts that take a numerical form
Prejudice that distorts the truth when research is influenced by the values of the researcher
The researcher do not allow their values or feelings to influence the research
A list of questions used in social surveys
The systematic collection of information from a sample
Mini version of full scale study designed to test it's feasibility
A theory at the start of a research
All those to whom the findings of the study may apply
A list of members of the population from which a sample is chosen
When the findings about a sample can be said to apply to larger group of people sharing their characteristics
When each person has an equal chance of being selected
When the sampling frame is divided by gender or age
Dividing how many people with what characterisitics to involve in the research and then identifying them
When one respondent puts the researcher in contact with others
Information and facts that cannot be presented in numerical form
An interview in which the questions ate standardised and the replies codified to produce quantitative data
The effectiveness of the research in generating consistent data
The extent to which a research method measures what it claims to measure
Free form interview method objective is to get respondent to talk about whatever they feel is important about a topic
A respondent is encouraged to talk at length about a particular subject
Involve respondents discussing about a topic as a group
Group interview/focus group
Intentional or unintentional effect of the way that the interviewers asks questions
How relationship between researcher and respondent may bias respondent and may lead to invalid data
Lack of objectivity,the researchers view influences the approach taken
Experiments taking place in a closed environment where conditions can be precisely controlled and monitored
Changes in people's behaviour that result from their knowledge of being observed
Experiments that take place in the natural setting of the real world
A form of comparative analysis that tracks changes among a representative sample over a period of time
A research methid used for the systematic analysis of media texts and communication
Extent to which the characteristics of a sample population accurately reflect those of the target population
Information collected by a researcher
Already existing data
Non-numeric data that expresses the quality of a relationship