What is a family? What is family composition? A family is a group made up of parents and children living together in a home. Family composition is the make –up of a family the number of people in the family, their ages, and their relationships to each other. What is cultural bias? What is an example of this? A cultural bias is the judgment of someone by the standards of their culture. What are stereotypes? How are they different from prejudice? Stereotypes are a certain image one may have in their heads of a certain group or culture. Prejudice is often an assumption and hatred for a certain group or culture based on misunderstanding the group or being ignorant. What is the difference between a nuclear family and an extended family? A nuclear family consists of two parents and their children. An extended family can consist of grandparents and grandchildren or grandparents living with the parents and their children. Or even two different families living under one roof. Critical Thinking Questions
How can families assimilate to a new culture? Learn the language, they can try and submerse themselves into the culture by listening to the music of the culture, eating the food, etc. What are some of the problems with stereotypes or cultural bias when looking at families? Well stereotypes and cultural biases are always a problem. But cultural bias and stereotypes is a problem when looking at families because people often stereotype and bias against mixed families or interracial childless families. Adversity affects today’s family, just as Black Death affected families from earlier times. What kinds of adverse challenges do today’s families face and how can they manage the situations? Adverse challenges families can face today are financial, health, and emotional adversities. The easiest way to deal with any family adversity is to simply try to talk about the matter and find ways to help the situation or resolve it. Why are families...
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