Family Arrangements

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Arts And Entertainment In The United States - Family Structure
... Further information Family structure in the United States Family arrangements in the United States reflect the nature of contemporary American society, as they ... Although the nuclear family concept (two-married adults with biological children) holds a special place in the mindset of Americans, it is single-parent families ... life thus, most individuals will live in a variety of family arrangements ...

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