Families and Households Keywords

Chloe Day
Flashcards by Chloe Day, updated more than 1 year ago
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A Levels Sociology Flashcards on Families and Households Keywords, created by Chloe Day on 03/13/2014.
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Ascription the allowance of roles and status on the basis of fixed characteristics ie gender
ascribed status inherited status
absolute poverty poverty defined by the minimum requirements necessary, such as food, clothing, shelter to lead a healthy existance
birth rate number of live babies born per 1000 of the population
beanpole family a nuclear family with one or two children who keep in contact with grandparents
child-centred the idea that the children are now the most important aspect of society
close-knit community a community which there are close relationships between people
conjugual roles roles within marriage
consensus agreement or harmony
cohabitation living with someone and having a sexual relationship without being married
conservative a belief of tradition
consumption the ways in which individuals use goods and services
cultural identity the culture you most closely identify with
death rate number of deaths per 1000 of the population
demography the study of population change
diversity difference, variation
divorce the legal ending of marriage
divorce petition a legal request for a divorce
domestic labour sociological name for housework and childcare
double shift women have paid work and house work
triple shift women doing paid work, house work and the emotional work
dysfunctional having negatives consequences
economic assets something that brings money in
egalitarian based on equality
elite the most powerful, rich or gifted members of society
emigration people leaving their country of birth and moving to another one to live there
empty shell marriage where a couple stay together but no longer love eachother
extended family a family of three generations living together
extended kinship networks relationships between family members beyond the nuclear family e.g. grandparents/cousins
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