Family Relationship In The Family

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The family is the primary social unit for reproduction, residence and economic life in all societies. A group of persons are residing in one place and united the ties of marriage, blood or adoption, performing various roles and maintaining common culture. Along with societies have generally assumed that “the family is the natural and fundamental group unit and is entitled to protection by society and the state” (United Nations, 1948). The family is a complex and dynamic institution. Because if we observed the nature of family structure and family relationship, it exhibits the different form of families and it’s also changing in nature. The family relationship pattern mainly the kinship pattern is also dynamic. It has the different form in parts…show more content…
Kin relationships are traditionally defined as ties based on blood and marriage. According to Radcliffe Brown kinship is “a system of dynamic relations between person and person in a community, the behaviour of any two persons in any of these relations being regulated in some way, and to a greater or less extent by social usage”. They include lineal generational bonds (children, parents, grandparents, and great grandparents), collateral bonds (siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews, and aunts and uncles), and ties with in-laws. Thus kinship defines the family relationships and helps us establish the rights and obligation of members. From the ancient time to modern era the family is only network, from where people usually use to get great support. Therefore, this paper would explore the changing pattern of kinship relation due to the new pattern of family formation and social…show more content…
To viewing these finding I have some different arguments. Firstly, it is said that modernization declines the family life and interaction of kin contact, support but I thinks its depends on person’s perspective. Secondly, the studies showed that geographical mobility is affects on kin contact but I have different notion that is in recent years migration is taking place at large level due to various reason. I want to captivating my own view i. e I reside far away from my family but I use to maintain regular contact with my sibs and parents over phone and use to receive emotional and financial support but its true I rarely use to make contact with others relatives. And even it is evident that in rural India, a large number of people migrated from rural to urban areas in search of jobs. They are use to regularly maintain contact with their families in term of economic aspects as well as physical existence. Thus it is not true that geographical mobility hindrance kin contact and roles of kin ties. Thirdly, if we are taking the work of Giddens’s (1992), it is fact that it creates the individualism concept and also with the help of modern technology the fertility level may decline but I think it may possible only in developed societies. Still India having different cultural notion where such type

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