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    a) Explain what is meant by the 'neo-conventional family' (2 marks) Chester describes the neo-conventional family as a dual-earner family, in which both souses go to work. It is similar to Young and Willmott's idea of the symmetrical family. b) Explain the difference between 'expressive' and 'instrumental' roles. (4 marks) Expressive - 'homemaker', usually the female's role as it is more caring and nurturing and stating that they should stay at home and be a housewife and not go to work.

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    Diversity In Families According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, "A family consists of a domestic group of people (or a number of domestic groups), typically affiliated by birth or marriage, or by comparable legal relationships-including domestic partnership, adoption, surname and (in some cases) ownership. Although many people (including social scientists) have understood familial relationships in the terms of "blood", many anthropologists have argued that one must understand the notion of

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    A report investigating family diversity What is a family? Sociologist Brown defined a family as “a group of people who are related by kinship ties: relatives of blood, marriage or adoption” (Brown, 1998). But many people might argue this statement is not right anymore as this only defines a traditional family. There are many different types of family which include Nuclear, Cereal Packet, Extended, Single Parent, and Reconstituted. Over the years family life has become more diverse. There is a

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    formulated around families and their dynamics within Canadian society, initially seemed as though it would be quite monotone. The prior knowledge I held, led myself to believe there was not much more one could learn about such an area; families are diverse and all strive off of one another to survive in their home and surrounding environments. Throughout this short term my thoughts have altered in understanding the complexity and diversity within families. Every individual is part of a family yet, whom one

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    Hispanic culture and their families. Culturally competent social work practice with Latinos is crucial for ensuring effective access to and treatment delivery to this population. Furman, R., Negi, N. Iwamoto, D. Rowan, D., Shukraft, A., & Gragg J. (2009). You are right in your research about the importance of family among the Hispanic population, so here is some research that I gathered about Hispanic families as well. Familism is a cultural value and belief that the family is central in the life of

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    Diversity in American families is continuously growing. Today, there are families with two mothers, families with a white father and an Asian mother, families containing many or no children. The diversity of families is becoming wider with more acknowledgement and acceptance in people and their beliefs. Before when discussing a family, one would describe it as a mother and father married with a child or two; today, the word family describes something much bigger than what was taught in the past.

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    The concept of a family is based on a foundation of heteronormative, able-bodied house unit that completely disregards family units whom include members with disabilities. Family is a construction of belonging, in which people believe they are already given a place where they will belong and cannot change. In the disability community, the word “family” can either be seen as the site of “nurturance, narrative, and theory building” or “potential sites of repression, rejection, and infantilization”

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    Hispanic Family Diversity

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    live in, we are known as a big and growing urban area of mostly Hispanic families. Most of the neighbors and gathering community express their roots, such as making parties in their front or backyard, but mainly for the children. They will have the usual piñata hanging from the tree, blasting mariachi or norteña music, having that outside cookout and just having a good time. Also, the predominant religion seen in Hispanic families is Catholicism, and they have a tradition of attending church every Sunday

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    Georgians are incredibly loyal and devoted to their families. Family takes an important place in the lives of Georgians. Elders and parents are respected and it is unusual to contradict their will. Thus, Georgian identity is tied up with solidarity and patriotism - a Georgian always sees himself as part of a family, a group, a neighborhood, a class, a team, or a nation (Abramia, 2012, p.50). A special place is given to the education and upbringing of children. Woman usually leaves the work with the

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    Mexican Family Diversity

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    As a Latina, I grew up with the mentality that Family comes above all. Though not restricted to Latin countries, it is commonly believed in Mexico to this day that women are to stay home and take care of the children while a man works to provide for his family. As much as I love my culture, this belief is something I have always struggled with. My family migrated from Mexico at a juvenile age but brought this principle with them. Consequently, I have always had the job of cleaning the house, cooking

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