Essays Tagged: "Extended family"

Family: A Sociological Point of View

society, we have learned to adapt and change what we consider a family to be. Many people live with extended family, there are co-habiting couples, and some people consider close friends and even pets ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Melina Marchetta's "Saving Francesca"

alia with her 10 year old brother Luca, her father, Rob and her mother, Mia. There is also a lot of extended family who are an active part of her life. Her mother is the focal point of their family, a ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Summer of 69

care less about.I started my summer with a trip to the fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada! I and most of my extended family travelled there for my cousin Neil’s wedding. The wedding itself was lovely, no ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Women in Buddhism

Hinduism. Hinduism was built up on three main principles: the caste system, autonomous village, and extended family. The caste system was the social class structure. At the top of the caste were the B ... illage, but they were not as powerful as a king would be. The rulers were usually the Brahmins. The extended family was everyone in the family, like second cousins. The whole family was part of the sa ...

(8 pages) 38 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The formation of identity in "Climbing The Mango Trees" by Madhur Jaffrey

every thing around her, family starting from her grandfather ending with the youngest member in her extended family. She would prefer to be boys rather than girls because in their society the dominanc ...

(1 pages) 975 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Single Parenting

havior, contact with the other parent, discrimination, education, parent's age and support from the extended family and friends.Characteristics of single parent families:•Single parents have the ...

(8 pages) 159 2 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse


her parents got divorced, she moved to Montgomery with her mom. (Le Blanc, 189) She grew up with an extended family that consisted of her maternal grandparents and Sylvester, her younger brother. (Le ...

(5 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Holocaust surviovor testimony

le to me." Baruch later discussed the scars with which he is left with, particularly the lack of an extended family and some difficulties in dealing with his son. He also reflected upon his religious ...

(5 pages) 602 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

August tubbe

German decent. The German culture was never practiced or cultivated in August Tubbe's immediate or extended family. The German language was never spoken by the August Tubbe family in the United State ...

(6 pages) 760 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Family Life Cycle

My family would be classified as an extended family. My grandmother lives with us and helps around the house. My father does the discipl ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

There are many things that matter to me in life

ncestral family, my family of close friends, and a group of acquaintances I regard to be part of my extended family.My ancestral family, which I consider to be the most important, gives us our breedin ... r's pain, and we stand by one another with enthusiasm, encouragement, and often-colorful advice! My extended family is made up of the acquaintances in my life that only pass though, never intending to ...

(3 pages) 1963 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Influential Person

applicants discuss in their college applications. I've been blessed with devoted parents, a strong extended family, and enjoy the influence of many generous teachers, coaches and ministers in my comm ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Do some common interest groups replace extended family?

and support. It is partially because of this reason that these groups are replacing portions of the extended family. In addition to diminishing importance of the extended family, modernization is affe ... in changing the structure and functions of family organization across cultures. The substitution of extended family for nuclear family can be seen widely around many modernized societies around the wo ...

(4 pages) 30 2 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

South Korea Socio-cultural Report

the economy the landholding class disappeared. Another big change for Koreas was the decline of the extended family system. Rural to urban migration broke the traditional family living arrangements. W ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Clothing Industry: An Embroidery Workshop

ained by English ability and discuss the reasons for this. They also look into the influence of the extended family (Wooden & VandenHeuvel, 1997:136-8). Evans (1987) also examines the effects of E ...

(2 pages) 15 1 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Personal Values Paper

uct (Encarta, 2008).When my parents came to the United States, they left their immediate family and extended family behind. They met here after attending a German club meeting where many German immigr ... er or more general approach to what they thought was ethically or morally right.All members of this extended family are workers. They came to the United States with little higher level, educational tr ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Arranged Marriage vs. Free-choice Marriage Faizan Sadiq

arriage is an union between two prospective spouses chosen by the parents and sometimes between the extended family. In most cases of arranged marriages the two partners can have a say in it after sev ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Family as an Institution

point in one persons life. We are all raised in a family whether it is by a nuclear family or by an extended family. We are all brought up a certain way and each family in every given society must do ...

(8 pages) 110 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Family as an Adaptive Institution

he Industrial Revolution, the nuclear family unit began to separate itself from the larger group of extended kin, and outside institutions--hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and so forth--took over m ... e nuclear family structure better fits the needs and demands of an industrial society than does the extended family system (Goode 1963; Parsons and Bales 1955).Futurist Alvin Toffler (1980) has even s ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hispanic American Diversity

the husbands are seen as the authority figure and decision makers. Families are very large and the extended family is just as important as the immediate family.”The religion that most Mexican Am ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing