Defining Families (Family Structures (Nuclear Families: Husband, Wife,…
Nuclear Families: Husband, Wife, Children
Family of Orientation: The family you are born into
Family of Procreation: The family you create
Extended Families: Relevant relatives
Matriarchal Family: Family run formally by mother
Patriarchal Family: Family run formally by Father
Egalitarian Family: Equal partnership in family
Fiddler on the Roof
narrow definition of family
A family is a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together."
count same-sex couples as family if children are involved
very broad definition of family
Children guarantee being considered a family
99.8%: Husband, wife and kids
83%: Unmarried Couples With Children
64%: Gay Couples with children
60%: if you considered yourself to be a family, then you were one.
Work can become play
Work cannot be converted into economic value
"Who can put a value on the conversation between a father and daughter while weeding the garden?"
Repetitive work leaves room for natural games