There are many different options for the composition or structure of the family. Typically, a family divided into the following types:
— "nuclear family"Consists of husband, wife and their children;
— "augmented family"- Enlarged Union in its composition — a married couple and their children, plus parents of other generations, such as grandparents, uncles, aunts, living together or in close proximity to each other and forming the family structure;
— "blended family"Is a" revamped "family, which was formed as a result of the marriage of divorced people. Mixed family includes step-parents and non-native children, as children from a previous marriage pouring into a new family unit;
— "single-parent family"Is the economy, which is a single parent (mother or father) because of divorce, death of a spouse or care, either because marriage had not been concluded (D. Levy, 1993).
There is also a division of the types of families in accordance with those to whom belongs the dominion and the right decisions. That is:
— partriarhalnye families where the head of state is the family father;
— matriarchal, where the highest authority and influence enjoyed mother;
— egalitarian families in which there is no clear-cut family heads, and dominated situational distribution of power between the father and mother.