The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology)

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology)

Language: English

Pages: 600

ISBN: 0470673532

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive volume investigates modern-day family relationships, partnering, and parenting set against a backdrop of rapid social, economic, cultural, and technological change.

  • Covers a broad range of topics, including social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work, changing patterns of citizenship, multi-cultural families, and changes in welfare state protection for families
  • Includes many European, North American and Asian examples written by a team of experts from across five continents
  • Features coverage of previously neglected groups, including immigrant and transnational families as well as families of gays and lesbians
  • Demonstrates how studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life across the globe
  • Extensively reworked from the original Companion published over a decade ago: three-quarters of the material is completely new, and the remainder has been comprehensively updated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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