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Historically, family development theorists assumed that families move through Whereas Duvall's theory assumes a traditional nuclear family, alternative stage Time and Its Divisions The Family as a Social System The Making of Family Roles . Residential Mobility in Older Dutch Adults: Influence of Later Life Events.