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Types of Society

Agricultural Societies
Agricultural Societies

Definition of an Agricultural Society An agricultural society, also known as an agrarian society, is a society that constructs social order around a reliance upon farming. More than half the people living in that society make their living by farming.

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Childless Family
Childless Family

Childless Family. While most people think of family as including children, there are couples who either cannot or choose not to have children. The childless family is sometimes the "forgotten family," as it does not meet the traditional standards set by society. Childless families consist of a husband and wife living and working together.

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Extended Family
Extended Family

THE ROLE OF THE EXTENDED FAMILY In traditional, pre-industrial societies, the family fulfilled central functions for the survival of society itself and for its individual members.

Grandparent Family
Grandparent Family

The actions of grandparents in the family can teach their grandchildren how they should behave in society, care for themselves, and how they should aspire to be as future parents and grandparents themselves. The influence and role of grandparents in the family helps create a positive perception of older people in general.

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Horticultural Societies
Horticultural Societies

A horticultural society is one in which people subsist through the cultivation of plants for food consumption without the use of mechanized tools or the use of animals to pull plows. This makes horticultural societies distinct from agrarian societies, which do use these tools, and from pastoral societies, which rely on the cultivate of herd animals for subsistence.

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Horticultural Societies
Horticultural Societies

A horticultural society is one in which people subsist through the cultivation of plants for food consumption without the use of mechanized tools or the use of animals to pull plows. This makes horticultural societies distinct from agrarian societies, which do use these tools, and from pastoral societies, which rely on the cultivate of herd animals for subsistence.

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Hunting and Gathering Societies
Hunting and Gathering Societies

hunting and gathering societies Societies that rely primarily or exclusively on hunting wild animals, fishing, and gathering wild fruits, berries, nuts, and vegetables to support their diet. Until humans began to domesticate plants and animals about ten thousand years ago, all human societies were hunter-gatherers.

Hunting and Gathering Societies
Hunting and Gathering Societies

hunting and gathering societies Societies that rely primarily or exclusively on hunting wild animals, fishing, and gathering wild fruits, berries, nuts, and vegetables to support their diet. Until humans began to domesticate plants and animals about ten thousand years ago, all human societies were hunter-gatherers.

Industrial Societies
Industrial Societies

An industrial society is one in which technologies of mass production are used to make vast amounts of goods in factories, and in which this is the dominant mode of production and organizer of social life.

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Nuclear Family
Nuclear Family

In simple terms, a nuclear family system is a family structure that consists of two parents living with their children, also known as an immediate family. For example, in The Simpsons, Homer and Marge are the parents, and they live with their children, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.

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Nuclear Family
Nuclear Family

In simple terms, a nuclear family system is a family structure that consists of two parents living with their children, also known as an immediate family. For example, in The Simpsons, Homer and Marge are the parents, and they live with their children, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.

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Pastoral Societies
Pastoral Societies

What Is a Pastoral Society? A pastoral society is a nomadic group of people who travel with a herd of domesticated animals, which they rely on for food. The word 'pastoral' comes from the Latin root word pastor, which means 'shepherd.' Someone living in a pastoral society is called a pastoralist.

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Post-Industrial Societies
Post-Industrial Societies

A post-industrial society is a social system in which most economic value and development is derived from services rather than goods. A post-industrial society is a social system in which most economic value and development is derived from services rather than goods.

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Single Parent Family
Single Parent Family

The Effects of a Single Parent Family on Society. A single-parent family occurs when a parent cares for one or more children without the physical assistance of the other parent in the home. It can be brought about by divorce, adoption, death or abandonment by biological parents.

Step Family
Step Family

The so-called "blended family" is no longer an aberration in American society: It's a norm. Planning for remarriage. A marriage that brings with it children from a previous marriage presents many challenges. Such families should consider three key issues as they plan for remarriage: Financial and living arrangements.

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Stepfamily
Stepfamily

Older adolescents (age 15 and older) need less parenting and may have less investment in stepfamily life, while younger children (under age 10) are usually more accepting of a new adult in the family, particularly when the adult is a positive influence.

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