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Afro-Caribbean family life

Afro-Caribbean family life has sometimes been identified as having a higher than average proportion of single-parent families and a higher than average proportion of working mothers. It is argued that this leads to an absence of male role models in family life. These aspects of family life have an effect on the educational performance of […]

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Significant changes to families over the past 20 or thirty years

-deep rooted values, caste sys, male head of the family, female 2nd class citizen,filial piety, children dependant on parents Family type (past) – communal activities-common pool of income, fund, expenditure, worship etc – classified by caste & residence – 1-19 per household – Joint family ( 3 to 4 generation), elementary , nuclear or individual […]

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Has the family became symmetrical?

When we talk about family, we should think of the relationships and the roles between the individuals in families. Young and Wilmott’s ‘The symmetrical family’ is the study based on middle class families in London, showed that families have become more equal and symmetrical with husbands and wives having an equal share of responsibilities in […]

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New concepts to the family

The rest of the characters are very different to Mr Birling in some ways and the same in others. Sheila is a girl in her early twenties, she is pleased with life because of her engagement to Gerald and she is clearly excited. She comes across as a bubbly person but a bit immature and […]

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Family and domestic affection

How are family and domestic affection explored in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein? Shelley’s portrayal of childhood and domestic affection are explored by the use of her characters in the novel. She does this by setting the scene of the story in a town called Geneva. Geneva was a residence taken up by free thinkers and writers, […]

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Education Problems

Discussing government plans to improve the quality of American education Americans take their education for granted. Education has become one of the most important aspects of a person’s. With seventeen years of formal education, a person can do almost anything he or she wants to do. Yet many in America take this for granted. Some […]

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Understanding the concept of family

1)What is a family and who does it comprise of? Family denotes a group of people affiliated by a common ancestry, affinity or co-residence. Although the concept of consanguinity originally referred to relations by “blood,” anthropologists have argued that one must understand the idea of “blood” metaphorically, and that many societies understand ‘family’ through other […]

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