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Families provide individuals with an important support system, not just during childhood but throughout life, and they provide society with a structure for passing along a culture's values from one generation to the next... More »

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The role of a family in a society is essentially to teach children skills, morals and values that will help them become better people and will, in turn, allow them to be productive in society. More »

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The family affects society in a number of ways including how people socialize, the beliefs people have, communication, lawfulness and economic activities. The family is the basic or smallest unit in every society. More »

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When two cousins are the same distance in generations from the common ancestor, the child of cousin A is called a "cousin once removed" by cousin B. This is because the child of cousin A is one generation further from th... More »

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