The geographical mobility of some of the members of joint family has affected the traditional structure of the joint family as well as the relations among the members. They may also live in separate houses in close proximity to one another. A classification scheme for the various types of family has also been put forward. When a person can eat comfortably without exerting himself, he is unlikely to indulge in any strenuous activity. There is continuous strife and fighting over the doings of children. While the objective was mainly to redefine keeping the Indian cultural environment in mind, the sheer heterogeneity of the Indian population in terms of sociocultural milieu is immense. The factors cause disintegration of Indian joint family are: rapid industrialization, urbanisation, rapid growth population and communication, impact of the western civilization, decline of agriculture village industries, role of new social legislations, modern education, enlightenment of women etc.
It has become the requirement of the era. If one female member works in the kitchen, the other does the laundry work, and the third one looks after the children. The concept became quite popular in the United States as the area of the States started expanding and a need to extend the civilization was felt. Members living away from the physical premises of the shared house, who are not expected to return back to living in the house in the future, will also cease to be considered as members of this family, even though they may be sharing financial resources. A} who is stated to have said that a society can stand on faithlessness but it can not live without justice.
There is rotation of duties as well. They hardly meet their husbands during the day. Members of the family take part in the various religious rites, ceremonies and sacrifices. The joint family system is the characteristic feature of agricultural societies. Generally the members of a joint family believe in the same religion and worship similar deities. Disadvantages Of course, there is always a flip side to the advantages. A few exceptional case scenarios have been envisaged and their classification as per the new scheme is discussed, in a bid to clarify the classification scheme further.
For example, in The Simpsons, Homer and Marge are the parents, and they live with their children, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. Kertzer; Thomas Earl Fricke 15 July 1997. All people have the right to express the feeling and share the opinion and lead the lives on the basis of their own choice but if other individual will disagree with the head of the family than it will be consider as disrespect. It has become an ongoing trend for elderly generations to move in and live with their children, as they can give them support and help with everyday living. Women first serve the children and the male members of the family and then they take their food.
Extension of Communication and Transport: Difficulties of transport and communication in the past compelled all the members of the family to live together and carry on the family occupation in agriculture and trade jointly. Love, care, and affection are the most prominent human values, which are responsible for maintaining these bonds of relationships withina family. Everybody can find some occupation or the other in a joint family. In such families where sets of members share the kitchen together but do not share financial resources, and those where sets of members share financial resources but do not share the kitchen together, the different sets of members should be counted as different families. The system is an extended family arrangement prevalent throughout the Indian subcontinent, particularly in India, consisting of many generations living in the same home, all bound by the common relationship. The patriarch of the family often the oldest male member is the head of the household. Advertising Age, 81 30 , 1-20.
They have a tendency to emphasize their rights and ignore their duties. This brings about the disintegrate of the joint family in the village. The senior-most member of the family acts as the guide for other members. On the other hand, sharing a household can present a disadvantage depending on the sizes and number of families involved, particularly when only a few members shoulder most of the responsibility to meet expenses for the family's basic needs. The second most popular is a grandparent moving in with an adult child's family, usually for care-giving reasons. The rural economy became more and more market oriented instead of remaining self-sufficient. They will not be combined or considered together to form new family units.
Like any family unit the success and structure are dependent on the personalities of the individuals involved. Besides this he should be very concerned about the ego of married boys and girls of the family qua their marital life, He should also be carefull about needs of children and that it is also the duty of the elders to assign responsibilities to the younger ones according to their capibilities and qualification unlike the generally adopted method of distributing the same on the basis of quota system. Modern Education: Modern education changes the attitude of people and enables them to get into jobs. These families include, in one household, near relatives in addition to an immediate family. Not by asking their wife to cook for them and do whats not her duty. Similarly, widows are assured of their proper living for whom remarriage in India is unthinkable. The changing dynamics of family composition can have important impact on the protective as well as risk factors influencing health.
The family has joint property and every person has his share in it since the time he is born. Nuclear families began to appear and started spreading rather quickly in the years surrounding the cold war, in all the Afro-Asian nations, especially former European colonies. Then came the question of coming up with suitable terms to label the categories of family types, and it was thought of to come up with a uniform terminology scheme-based on the classic terms. The population in the villages is growing at a faster rate than in the urban areas. Decline in Agriculture and Village Industries: The joint family system emerged as a product of agrarian society. The family changes from immediate household to extended household.
Education has brought about an awareness, women today are not merely housewives, they go out into the world to earn a living. When the pastoral stage was over and the people began to live a settled life by tilling the soil, constructing the house and maintaining the patrimony, joint family system came into existence. The term can refer to any extended family, or to a of any type. In the joint family, the workload is shared among the members. But the commodities produced by the village artisans and craftsmen could not stand the competition brought about by the price and quality of goods produced in the factories. If there is justice it can work well but in the absence of justice the joint family is nothing but a curse and depression. This system really supports community basis and same caste and race.