The members who lived in the joint family became conscious of the positive aspects of the single family system. Hence, members lose their initiative to work and fall prey to vices like irresponsibility, indolence, laziness and hypocrisy. All the working members of the family pool together their resources and hand them over to a common head who is usually the eldest member of the family. But it is the individual's adaptability which makes a family best. And the parents also have no time to to guide their children or child that's why the more 4 members be in a family the more the the child will be guided and told the new things and he will get many options to ask or solve his problem.
Not by asking their wife to cook for them and do whats not her duty. They may miss out on understanding generational traditions and family expectations. In small family we can get peace but not happy all the time. This brings about the disintegrate of the joint family in the village. However, even in cultures in which adults are expected to leave home after marriage to begin their own nuclear-based households, the extended family often forms an important support network offering similar advantages. Education has brought about an awareness, women today are not merely housewives, they go out into the world to earn a living.
Every member in the family is given work according to his abilities without being taxed unduly. The main defects of the system are said to be the following: i Home for idlers: Joint family is the home for idlers and drones as the non-earning members do not want to earn their livelihood. There are several new social dynamics and realities emerging with time. She is assisted by other women in culinary activities. . Third, it resulted in materialism. As opposed to it, in the matriarchal joint family the eldest female member in theory exercises the supreme authority.
In this respect my opinions are that that most of the people lack the wisdom to understand the true spirit of justice. Use of these terms borrowed from physics is expected to aid in easier appreciation and recall of the various family types. As you mentioned in the beginning , both systems have advantages and disadvantages …. Procreation: The size of the joint family is by nature bigger. Lous Wirth also believed that the city is not conducive to the traditional type of family life. Hence, education has worked against the maintenance of the joint family system.
Kinship tie binds the members in togetherness in the family. Means of rapid communication brought remotest parts of the country close to each other. Hence, there are different views. Global communications such as the internet, e-mail, and satellite linkups are facilitating these relationships over space and time. They have become conscious of their rights and equality with men. This is because the person is expected to have the intent of returning to the original family unit as soon as the period of confinement is over. They may prefer to go out and play with their friends or to go out for an outing.
The Indian family system is thus like a socialistic community in which everyone earns according to his capacity and receives according to his needs. But with the increase in urbanization, nuclear families are taking over the joint family systems. Though there may be exceptions here and there, yet it cannot be said that the system has been completely abolished. Such a person may visit back on rare occasions to his or her family of origin, but is reasonably expecting to be staying put in the new location for the foreseeable future. Sir Henry Maine holds the view that joint habitation is the most striking feature of a joint family.
Members then have a tendency to stress on their rights and ignore their duties. I also wonna become the part of this family. The family in India is based on patrilineal descent. But they can hardly depend on themselves today. Members of a family can be expected to share the risk factors for their health that may arise from various social characteristics of their shared housing, neighborhood, community, society, and culture. They have existed in countries like India and China whose economy has been based on agriculture. Rapid Industrialization: The joint family system worked well in a rural -agrarian society.
It is so because in the past procreation was regarded as a religious duty. This has weakened the patriarchal control over the family and family mores. First it resulted in the ideals of liberty and equality. Same-sex couples have been included in the data, but they can be identified as subsets of couple-only and two parent families. So for achieving all these goals each and every joint family needs a elder of such qualities that he can manage his family in a very just and proper method but in fact such personalities are very rare in the world therefore it would be proper to let every one on his own way. The super-ordination of the eldest member and the subordination of all the other members to him is a keynote of the joint family.