Sociology of the family

Sociology of the family is a subfield of the subject of sociology, in which researchers and academics study family structure as a social institution and unit of socialization from various sociological perspectives. It can be seen as an example of patterned social relations and group dynamics.[1]

Families. Top-left: a family in France with a daughter, mother, and father. Top-right: the Imperial Family of Japan. Bottom-left: Marisa Beagle and her daughter in a school carpark. Bottom-right: Capt. Dawn Tanner, 51st Medical Operations Squadron Family Advocacy element leader, FaceTimes with her wife, Dana McCown, retired lieutenant colonel, at the Turumi Lodge on Osan Air Base, South Korea.

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