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In my past few months of stay here in Harvard University, I have had learned so much from this class. I have expanded my humble knowledge and have been enlightened by the facts surrounding the what we so-called "family". My family as a social institution, a social organization and a social group, my position in my family and my insights regarding this topic are the thoughts that I would like to   reflect and ponder upon.


                        The family as describe by Murdock(1949), is a social group characterized by common residence, economic cooperation and reproduction. It includes adults of both sexes, at least two of whom maintain a socially approved sexual relationships, and   of two or more children, owned or adopted of the sexually adults. Like a social institution, my family provides the basic necessities it's members needs for survival. This is where I first grasped the term "socialization", it gave me the support that I needed for my emotional development and it gave me the sense of placement I needed for my own identity inside the family and among the other family members. My family can also be compared to a social organization or in other terms, a social group. Relationships between the members of the family is stable over long period of time. It is an intimate, face to face, close tied, and enduring affair. The member of the family like in a social group should also observe proper behavior and comply to the group's or the family's values and norms. This will ensure conformity among the family members. A "social control mechanism" is also operating inside the family, for   example, my parents would instill in us not necessarily fear but something that would make us obey like telling us "if you do this you would get that" or "if you will not do this i will not give you this". It's like an unwritten operating guidelines we tend to obey and follow.

                        In an effort in narrowing my scope in this topic, I would classify my family...

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