nuclear family


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Synonyms for nuclear family

a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner

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The Commission believes that admission of nuclear family members and refugees provide such a compelling national interest, even if they are low-skilled.
Keywords: Perceived stress, Quality of life, Joint and nuclear family.
4:49 Kritika Narayan: Living in a nuclear family does not mean plunging into isolation.
The non-Hispanic white and the non-poverty families are the leading families in the traditional nuclear family category.
The nuclear family gives immense freedom from traditions and ways of life that the old system is ridden with.
Analyses were conducted separately according to whether women lived in a joint family (with their in-laws) or in a nuclear family (without in-laws) at the start of the pregnancy interval.
Thank you for your wonderfully comprehensive Dossier on the nuclear industry (Growth of the nuclear family, February, 2011).
Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger; A NUCLEAR FAMILY VACATION: TRAVELS IN THE WORLD OF ATOMIC WEAPONRY; Bloomsbury USA (Politics) $0.
1992) suggest that the nuclear family is absent among some Maya groups in the south of Mexico; Beckerman and Valentine (2002) resurrect the Victorian fantasy of 'group marriage' in a creative rendition of the Amazonian materials; and a batch of our colleagues imagine a 'deep past' where, once upon a time, the nuclear family was barely a glimmer in the eyes of pre-capitalist/pre-misogynist men (Allen et al.
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have used DNA analysis to confirm that a 4,600 year old grave found in Germany, contains the world's earliest nuclear family.
They say this is the oldest molecular genetic evidence of a nuclear family in theworld.
In A Nuclear Family Vacation, a husband-and-wife duo of Washington, DC-based defense reporters takes a journey deep into the nation's nuclear weapons complex.
There's long been a movement towards living in community with others as an alternative to the nuclear family model, but in modern times 'ecovillages' have emerged around the world, adding attention to sustainability and social interactions to the model.
Once the purview of European history, where the rise of the nuclear family was linked to industrialization, the emergence of the bourgeoisie, and the rise of various disciplinary bodily practices, this volume demonstrates the ways in which concepts of the family can be understood on the Indian subcontinent in the early modern world.
The capitalism so beloved of 'family values' conservatives--the same capitalism that is so friendly to radical individualism--is by its very nature inimical to the nuclear family.
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