Public and Private Families: An Introduction, with Free Powerweb / Edition 3

Public and Private Families: An Introduction, with Free Powerweb / Edition 3

by Andrew J. Cherlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072510390

ISBN-13: 9780072510393

Pub. Date: 03/01/1902

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Nationally recognized for its sound scholarship and balanced approach and written by one of the leading authorities in the field, Public and Private Families, 3/e examines the family through two lenses, the familiar private family in which we live most of our personal lives, and the public family in which we, as adults, deal with broader societal issues such as

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Nationally recognized for its sound scholarship and balanced approach and written by one of the leading authorities in the field, Public and Private Families, 3/e examines the family through two lenses, the familiar private family in which we live most of our personal lives, and the public family in which we, as adults, deal with broader societal issues such as the care of the elderly, the increase in divorce, and childbearing outside of marriage. Consequently the book looks both at intimate personal concerns, such as whether to marry, as well as societal concerns, such as governmental policies that affect families

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072510393
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/01/1902
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: IntroductionChapter 1: Public and Private Families Chapter 2: The History of the Family Chapter 3: Gender and Families Part Two: Race, Ethnicity, Class, and the State Chapter 4: Social Class and Families Chapter 5: Race, Ethnicity and Families Chapter 6: Family, The State, and Social Policy Part Three: Sexuality, Partnership, And Marriage Chapter 7: Sexuality Chapter 8: Cohabitation and Marriage Chapter 9: Work and Families Part Four: Links Across the Generations Chapter 10: Children and Parents Chapter 11: The Elderly and Their Families Part Five: Power, Conflict, and Disruption Chapter 12: Domestic Violence Chapter 13: Divorce Chapter 14: Remarriage and Stepfamilies Part Six: Family and Society Chapter 15: Social Change and Families

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