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576 pages

Tackling issues relevant to family life today, thisauthoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe. Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics relating to the sociology of families. Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children's work, the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families. Gives special attention to European and North American examples. Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays and lesbians. Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the relationships between them.

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Cover of: The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families
The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families
2007, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Cover of: The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Blackwell Companions to Sociology)
The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Blackwell Companions to Sociology)
November 1, 2003, Blackwell Publishing Limited
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Cover of: BLACKWELL COMPANION TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES; ED. BY JACQUELINE SCOTT.
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Tackling issues relevant to family life today, thisauthoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe. Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics relating to the sociology of families. Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children's work, the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families. Gives special attention to European and North American examples. Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays and lesbians. Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the relationships between them.

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Blackwell Companions to Sociology)

This edition was published in by Blackwell Publishing Limited


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"Sociology of the family has always been caught between a rock and a hard place."

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