Flashcards - Family Systems, Gender Roles & Religion

Flashcards - Family Systems, Gender Roles & Religion
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Extended families
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
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blended family
A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner
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blended family
A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner
Extended families
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
Matrifocal families
A matrifocal family structure is one where mothers head families and fathers play a less important role in the home and in bringing up children
monotheism
Monotheism has been defined as the belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of God

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