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The Blackwell companion to the sociology of families [electronic resource] / edited by Jacqueline L. Scott, Judith K. Treas, and Martin Richards.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2004
Imprint:
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2004.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxv, 596 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-583) and index.
Contents:
  • pt. I. Families in a global world. 1. Globalization and western bias in family sociology / Don Edgar
  • 2. Changing European families: trends and issues / Kathleen Kiernan
  • 3. Recent demographic trends in the US and implications for well-being / Sinikka Elliott, Debra Umberson
  • 4. Children, families, states, and changing citizenship / Hilary Land
  • 5. Families and local communities / Graham Crow, Catherine Maclean
  • pt. II. Life-course perspectives on the family. 6. Generations, the life course, and family change / J. Beth Mabry, Roseann Giarrusso, Vern L. Bengtson
  • 7. Children's families / Jacqueline Scott
  • 8. Aging and the life course / Chris Phillipson, Graham Allan
  • 9. Parenting practices / Duane F. Alwin
  • 10. Time, through the life course, in the family / Jonathan Gershuny
  • pt. III. Inequality and diversity. Inequality and the family / Philip N. Cohen, Danielle MacCartney
  • 12. Families of the poor / Robert Walker, Claire Collins
  • 13. Social capital and the family / Frank F. Furstenberg, Sarah B. Kaplan
  • 14. Family, the state, and health care: changing roles in the new century / Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel
  • 15. Immigrant families in the US / Karen Pyke
  • 16. Immigrant families in the UK / Alison Shaw
  • pt. IV. Changing family forms and relationships. 17. Religion, romantic love, and the family / Bryan S. Turner
  • 18. Trends in the formation and dissolution of couples / Joanne J. Paetsch ... ... [et al.]
  • 19. Children, families, and divorce / Jan Pryor, Liz Trinder
  • 20. The lesbian and gay family / Jeffrey Weeks, Brian Heaphy, Catherine Donovam [sic, i.e. Donovan]
  • 21. Couples and their networks / Eric Widmer
  • 22. Men in families and households / David H.J. Morgan
  • pt. V. Changing social contexts. 23. Sex and family: changes and challenges / Judith Treas
  • 24. Feminism and the family / Michelle Budig
  • 25. Work and families / Shirley Dex
  • 26. Public policy and families / Wendy Sigle-Rushton, Catherine Kenney
  • 27. Assisted reproduction, genetic technologies, and family life / Martin Richards
  • 28. Families in a runaway world / Ulrich Beck, Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim.
Reproduction:
Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Blackwell, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on June 27, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Contributor:
Scott, Jacqueline L.
Treas, Judith.
Richards, Martin, 1940 January 26-
Related Work:
Blackwell reference online.
Series:
Blackwell companions to sociology ; 9.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781405166652
1405166657
9780470998991
0470998997
0631221581
9780631221586

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