Families in Flux / Edition 2

Families in Flux / Edition 2

by Amy Swerdlow, Renate Bridenthal, Joan Kelly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0935312692

ISBN-13: 9780935312690

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The


 Challenging the concepts of the "typical" family, the authors illustrate the diversity of household forms and kinship ties throughout history and in the present. Peeilng away layers of emotion and idealogy, they explore the social, political, emotional, and economic functions of the family as well as the importance of gender, class, race, and culture in…  See more details below

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 Challenging the concepts of the "typical" family, the authors illustrate the diversity of household forms and kinship ties throughout history and in the present. Peeilng away layers of emotion and idealogy, they explore the social, political, emotional, and economic functions of the family as well as the importance of gender, class, race, and culture in shaping it. A variety of contemporary family forms-nuclear, single parent, communal-are described, and provocative questions raised abotu families of the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935312690
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Women's Lives-Women's Work Series
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
16 - 17 Years

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