- In the introduction briefly explain how the family is recognized as an element of a broader kinship network that links ancestors
and descendants of a person.
- In the body you can explain that it is the most permanent and most persistent of all social institutions which exerts
constant influence in life of the members from the moment of birth to the moment of death.
Then briefly explain the main characteristics and functions of family.
Discuss why Indian families are more of a Universal social institution; provide for comparison with
- Conclude with significance of family system in the Indian context.