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Family

  • By: Holly Oberle
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The term family is used to refer to a wide range of relationships, varying historically and culturally. Despite this diversity, family is still generally understood as the primary social organization that forms the key building blocks of society. In this ...

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