The Isolated Nuclear Family: Fact or Fiction

  • Marvin B. Sussman


Current family theory postulates that the family in American Society is a relatively isolated social unit. This view of the family stems largely from theories of social differentiation in more complex societies.


Census Tract Nuclear Family Family System Married Child Middle Class Family 
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