The Family

The Family

by Anne Brown, Warren Kidd, Liz Steel
     
 

Family structures have become increasingly diverse over recent decades. Examining contemporary theory alongside key terms and concepts, this new edition explores issues of intimacy, parenting, cohabitation and media representations. This book provides an in-depth look at the role of the family in society for all students of sociology.

Overview

Family structures have become increasingly diverse over recent decades. Examining contemporary theory alongside key terms and concepts, this new edition explores issues of intimacy, parenting, cohabitation and media representations. This book provides an in-depth look at the role of the family in society for all students of sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230580169
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/05/2012
Series:
Skills-Based Sociology Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

ANNE BROWN is Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Leicester.

WARREN KIDD is Senior Lecturer of Education at the University of East London and is an experienced teacher of Sociology as A Level. He is author of Culture and Identity and co-author of Political Sociology.

LIZ STEEL is Head of Humanities and Social Science at Halifax New College. She is an experienced teacher of Sociology.

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