Public and Private Families: An Introduction / Edition 4

Public and Private Families: An Introduction / Edition 4

by Andrew J. Cherlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072873590

ISBN-13: 9780072873597

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Written by one one of the leading authorities in the field,PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FAMILIES examines the family through two lenses,the familiar private family in which we live most of our lives and the public family where we,as adults,deal with broader societal issues such as the care of the elderly,the increase in divorce,and childbearing outside of marriage. Thus the

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Written by one one of the leading authorities in the field,PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FAMILIES examines the family through two lenses,the familiar private family in which we live most of our lives and the public family where we,as adults,deal with broader societal issues such as the care of the elderly,the increase in divorce,and childbearing outside of marriage. Thus the books looks at both intimate personal concerns,such as whether to marry,and societal concerns,such as government policies that affect families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072873597
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
381

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Public and Private Families

Chapter 2: The History of the Family
Part II: Gender, Class, and Race-Ethnicity

Chapter 3: Gender and Families

Chapter 4: Social Class and Families

Chapter 5: Race, Ethnicity, and Families
Part III: Sexuality, Partnership, and Marriage

Chapter 6: Sexualities

Chapter 7: Cohabitation and Marriage

Chapter 8: Work and Families
Part IV: Links Across the Generations

Chapter 9: Children and Parents

Chapter 10: The Elderly and Their Families
Part V: Conflict, Disruption, and Reconstitution

Chapter 11: Domestic Violence

Chapter 12: Divorce

Chapter 13: Remarriage and Stepfamilies

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