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ERIC Number: EJ137670
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Extended Kinship Ties and Some Modern Alternatives
Kempler, Hyman L.
Family Coordinator, 25, 4, 143-148, Apr 76
The author contends close relationships with extended kin have provided the nuclear family psychological and instrumental support. With the waning of kin ties three alternative family structures--family networks, communes, and the affiliated family--are evaluated as to their potential utility as substitutes for kin ties. He concludes none are ideal. (Author)
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