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

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Paperback 600 Pages / Published: 18/08/2017
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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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781119406037
Number of pages: 600
Weight: 900 g
Dimensions: 242 x 171 x 27 mm


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"Appropriate for advanced family scholars while also accessible for students. . . Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." ("Choice," 1 April 2015)


"Appropriate for advanced family scholars while also accessible for students. . . Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." (Choice, 1 April 2015)

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