a social position fixed by birth, a position that cannot be changed by one’s own efforts (8,6)
ascribed status
A situation where a couple lives together as man and wife without being legally married.
cohabitation
The number of deaths per thousand of the population per year. (9,4)
mortality rate
The legal termination of a marriage
Divorce
when a women has the responsibly of unpaid work and paid work (4,6)
dual burden
Two or more generations of people tied together through blood, marriage or adoption.
Family
A group of people not necessarily related who share accommodation (or meals, chores, bills etc), or one person living alone.
Household
Husband and wife share roles, tasks and/or leisure (5,8, 5)
joint conjugal roles
A legal contract between two people of opposing sexes offering rights and obligations under law.
Marriage
A form of society in which males are the rulers and leaders and exercise power, both at the level of society as a whole and within individual households.
Patriarchy
As the process in which religious thinking, practices and organisations lose their social significance.
Secularisation
Created by society and/or by social attitudes (6,12)
Social Construction
another name for a step family (7,6)
blended family
came up with the theroy of toxic family
palmer
came up with theroy of disappearing childhood
postman
the study of birth, deaths etc
demography
the act of leaving a country to live eleswhere
emigration