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The Blackwell companion to the sociology of families

Scott, Jacqueline L.

Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. c2004

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  • Title:
    The Blackwell companion to the sociology of families
  • Author: Scott, Jacqueline L.; Treas, Judith.; Richards, Martin, 1940 January 26-
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub.
  • Creation Date: c2004
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xxv, 596 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-583) and index.
  • Subjects: Families -- Research; Sociology
  • Notes: 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.
  • OCLC Number: 51728704
  • Identifier: ISBN0631221581;LCCN2003004166