Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chap 11 Soc

The Family

nuclear family a group that includes a parent or parents and any children
extended family two or more adult generations of the same family whose members share economic resources and live in the same household-and sometimes close relatives such as grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and cousins
patriarchy when authority in a family is assigned to the oldest man
matriarchy when authority in family is assigned to the oldest woman
egalitarian when authority is split evenly between a man and a woman
monogamy marriage between one person and another person
polygamy marriage of one person to multiple partners at the same time
polygyny marriage of one man to more than one women at a time
polyandry marriage of one woman to more than one man at a time
incest taboo a rule against marriage between certain kinds and degrees of relatives
socio-emotional maintenance the provision of acceptance and emotional support
marriage rate the number of marriages per year for every thousand members of the population
divorce rate the number of divorces per year for every thousand members of the population
blended family type of family in which at least one of the partners has a child from a previous marriage
adolescent person between the age of 12 and 17
two-income marriage a marriage in which both spouses work outside the home
cohabitation a marriage-like living arrangement without the legal obligations and responsibilities of formal marriage
boomerang kid a young adult who stays at home or returns home to live with parents
Created by: ashbjj01
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards