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Family refers to a social unit consisting of individuals who are related to each other by blood, marriage, or adoption, and who share a common household. This category covers topics related to the history and evolution of the family, as well as cultural and legal practices around the world. From examining the changing nature of the family to exploring the challenges and benefits of family life, this category offers insights into this important and complex institution.

Types of Family in Anthropology and Sociology

Types of Family

The structure, blood relations, marriage norms, residence patterns, and succession practices define different types of families.
Social Institutions in Society in Cultural Anthropology

Social Institutions

Social institutions are complex set of rules, norms, and values that shape and organise social interactions and relationships within a society.