A family subsystem refers to a form of grouping in which family members are distinguished according to roles, responsibilities, age or relationship. A family subsystem is usually formed in order to ensure everyone in the... More »

Plants that belong to the cactus family are stem succulents, perform photosynthesis, have specialized skin surfaces and have spines and unique flowers. Succulents are plants that absorb large amounts of water in their ti... More »

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Bonsai Tree Gardener reports that the tradition of passing a bonsai tree from one generation to the next is rooted in the length of time it takes to sculpt the shrub. It is also a result of the bonsai's tendency to live ... More »

Primary socialization, also called initial socialization, is when a child learns to interact, behave and talk in society through family members. Secondary socialization occurs during the school years and adolescent years... More »

An example of culture shock is when someone struggles to adapt to the dining customs of another culture, such as spending hours everyday eating a meal with family members. If someone is used to a fast-paced lifestyle, it... More »

California's welfare program, CalWORKs, offers monthly cash assistance that varies based on a number of factors, including income, assets and the number of eligible family members. CalWORKs provides short- and long-term ... More »

Rights refer to the privileges accorded to you by a governing body, and are usually written into laws; responsibilities are the obligations or duties that can either be assigned to you or assumed by you. Rights can be ch... More »