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    The Nuclear Family Family in its most simplistic form is defined as; “a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household” (Oxford dictionary). In terms of the nuclear family (the typical family with a mother, a father and a few children), this definition fits perfectly. Unfortunately, times have changed and the nuclear family is no longer the ideal. The modern family is continuously changing and now, there is a greater diversity of people which makes for a greater diversity of families - same sex couples, single-parents, stepfamilies, and etcetera. An anthropologist may say that “Kinship is an emic, culturally constructed concept” and is a “basic social, economic and political building block” (Gambold, 2014). In relation…

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    Family Vs Family

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    more like family to me,” a phrase that has been uttered many times and still causes me to stop and contemplate; what is “like family”? A simple person might pull out his or her dictionary and tell you that family is, a group of persons who are related by blood and/or marriage. They may describe the traditional family as consisting of a mother, father and the offspring which they produced. But, what about families that fall outside of that scope, such as households with Same-Sex parents? Can a…

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    For the family interview, I decided to meet with one of my friends to interview her about her family. We started by focusing on her whole family tree, including all of her aunts, uncles, and cousins. After we went over the entire family, I asked her questions about the members she has a significant relationship with and asked about their education, occupation, interests, health problems, and friendships. The person that I interviewed is in a serious relationship, so we went over her partner’s…

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    Families Feeding Families

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    Growing up in a small town in Oklahoma, I feel extremely blessed. I am fortunate to come from a family who does pretty well and provides for me. I say that humbly, because I know just how hard some people’s lives are. There are many people in my town that are poverty-stricken and barely have anything. They struggle to find food and many of these people live on the streets. It was always so disheartening seeing homeless people on the streets when I was growing up. I knew I needed to do something,…

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    Family Of My Family

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    My immediate family is made up of my father Edward, my mother Melaine, and my brother Antorius. I also live with my grandparents William and Mary. I also live very close to most of my family members on my mother’s side. My great-grandfather split his farmland among his eight children. They each got two acres to build a house on for their family. Most of the children still live on the farmland, so I see most of my family members on a daily basis. Everyone in my family is very family-oriented.…

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    With the structure-function theory families are examined in terms of their relationship with other major social structures (Kaakinen et al., 2010). Many of these relationships were revealed while completing the ecomap. Most of the extended family was not available for support. Willie’s work friends, health providers, County services and Church were the main connections and resources available to the family. The most helpful resources were Church and work friends. The least helpful were…

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    Family is one of the most important things in life. Throughout the story we see and hear about multiple families in the movie and how they interact. The Abagnale family, the Strong family, and the Hanratty family are all different in their own ways. They all have different situations that are going on in the family. Opposed to their differences there are similarities as well between these families. The children in the family usually reflect what and who their parents are which a is significant…

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    Family Context The Ross family consists of two parents Mr. and Mrs. Ross and three children, Billy, Angela, and Blake. The Ross family is a white middle-class family. They identify as having mostly German heritage but display no strong ethnic ties. The family indicated that they have never experienced discrimination or oppression of any kind. The social worker observed that the father sat at the head of the table opposite of the social worker. Mrs. Ross sat to his right next to her daughter…

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    Notably, there are many factors to consider during family events. Specifically, when such events futures family members from both families; those from your family and those from your partner. Considerably, during a favorite family day in my home, I would pay attention to several issues to make sure that the occasion will be successful, and all family members return to their home delighted. As such, one thing that might significantly render the occasion unsuccessful is causing tension between the…

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    I have a big family including two extremely strict and traditional parents, three brothers, and a sister. my parents are great parents who care about their five children well being and education. However, they are over protective and not understanding. the dynamic of the family is enmeshed. In a sense, enmeshed families are good to have. however, mashed families at the expose of members having their independence is not. Examining boundaries within the family. The therapist will found that we…

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