Families in Today's World: A Comparative Approach

Families in Today's World: A Comparative Approach

by David Cheal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415359317

ISBN-13: 9780415359313

Pub. Date: 09/20/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Families in Today's World is an international textbook providing a quick introduction for students studying sociology of family in different countries around the world. It provides comprehensive coverage of the major topics in the sociology of family life.  See more details below

Overview

Families in Today's World is an international textbook providing a quick introduction for students studying sociology of family in different countries around the world. It provides comprehensive coverage of the major topics in the sociology of family life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415359313
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Defining family and family structures 1

2 Interaction and meaning in families 15

3 Social divisions 24

4 Social change 34

5 Demographic change 45

6 Family, work and money 53

7 Caring 66

8 Violence and sexual abuse 78

9 Family Formation 85

10 Parenting 96

11 Family transformations 107

12 Kinship 117

13 Family and state 137

14 Sexuality 146

References 153

Index 165

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