Extended Family

Extended Family

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The term extended family has several distinct meanings. In modern Western cultures dominated by nuclear family constructs, it has come to be used generically to refer to grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins, whether they live together within the same household or not. However, it may also refer to a family unit in which several generations live together within a single household. In some cultures the term is used synonymously with consanguineous family or joint family. In an extended family parents and their children's families often live under a single roof. This type of family often includes multiple generations in the family. In India, the family is a patriarchal society, with the sons' families often staying in the same house.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135752820
  • 9786135752823