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Episode 1 - Nepal

Despite suggestions of decline in the West, the model of the nuclear family is still growing. What makes it so successful? Lucy Williamson reports from Nepal.

Far from being in decline, as western newspaper headlines suggest, the nuclear family is emerging as the successful model across much of the developing world.

Sociologists say it's now taking root in all but a handful of countries. But what makes it such an irresistible model for the 21st Century?

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Mon 21 Mar 2011 03:05GMT

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