Ethnic differences in family patterns

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Ethnic differences in family patterns
1 Greater ethnic diversity due to immigration
2 Black families
2.1 Higher proportion of lone-parent families
2.2 High rate of female-headed lone-parent black families
2.2.1 Matrifocal families
2.2.1.1 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
2.3 High unemployment and poverty in black males
2.3.1 Unable to support family
2.4 Mirza argues that Black women favour independence
3 Asian families
3.1 Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Indian households on average larger
3.2 Sometimes three-generational
3.2.1 Beanpole families
3.2.2 Extended families
3.2.3 Most are nuclear
3.3 Family lives nearby
3.4 No longer practical to have many household members

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