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Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing Life (Hardback)
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Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing Life (Hardback)

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£78.00
Hardback 196 Pages / Published: 12/07/2007
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This collection is the result of a five-year-long collaboration of sociologists in Sweden, Spain and the United States. In-depth, extended interviews with couples explore their daily lives and provide insights into the impact of modernity, gender roles, and expectations of the meaning of money and the complex financial reality of households.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230517028
Number of pages: 196
Weight: 392 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm


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'..[A] crucial resource for students of households, love and money' - Viviana Zelizer, Lloyd Cotsen '50 Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

'Riveting. I could not put it down...one of the most interesting and engaging sociology books I've read in a long time.'- Carolyn Vogler, Senior Lecturer, City University, London

'...original and insightful...it shows how, in three very different countries, money ties couples together but causes conflicts, allows independence but causes dependence' - Jan Pahl, Professor Emeritus of Social Policy, University of Kent

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