Family Types - Consolidation (Lone person family ('One person, living…
Family Types - Consolidation
Family (connotations) - relationships, blood, relatives or non relatives, relations etc.
Household (definition) - 'Person living alone or a group of people living together, may or may not be related.'
Lone person family
'One person, living alone.'
Increased because.... feminism, secularisation, women's attitudes (wanting careers not children), widows etc.
'One or both parents have children from a previous relationship but have combined to form a new family.
Increased because.... divorce, ethnic diversity, secularisation, less stigma etc.
Same sex family
'Homosexual couple living together with children.'
Increased because.... socially acceptable, law - Marriage & Civil Partnership Act 2014.
Lone parent family
'A mother or father living without a partner, with their dependent children.'
Increased because.... secularisation, law, feminism, divorce, socially acceptable etc.
'A family which extends beyond the nuclear family to include grandparents and other relatives.
Decreased because.... geographic mobility, social mobility, wealth, meritocracy, strengthening bond partners, immigration etc.
' Two married parents (male & female) with their children (usually 2).'
Decreased because.... fewer marriages, secularisation, feminism, women's attitudes etc.