Share
Explore BrainMass

The definitions and descriptions of types of families.

What does it mean to say you are studying the 'family' ? Define and describe types of families.

Solution Preview

The word family in the strictest sense means the 'fundamental unit of kinship'. In its minimal or nuclear form the family consists of a mother, father and offspring. There is also the notion of the 'extended' family, which may include grandparents, cousins, adopted children etc., that are all recognized as a 'social unit.' ...

Solution Summary

This solution defines and describes certain types of family units. The text contains 214 words.

$2.19