Family Matters (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
348
Utgivningsdatum
2008-02-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Canadian Scholars
Illustrationer
b/w photos & illus
Dimensioner
241 x 171 x 19 mm
Vikt
612 g
ISBN
9781551303413
Family Matters (häftad)

Family Matters

An Introduction to Family Sociology in Canada

Häftad Engelska, 2008-02-01
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This refreshingly succinct and engaging introduction to family sociology in Canada has a strong focus on contemporary theory and research on a wide variety of substantive issues relevant to the lives of students from diverse family backgrounds. This book is organised into three interrelated areas: the study of continuity, diversity, inequality, and social change in families; the life course of families across the generations; and critical issues facing families today, including social policy issues.
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Barbara A Mitchell is Associate Professor of Sociology at Simon Fraser University, jointly appointed in the Department of Gerontology. She is the co-ordinator of the Family Studies Certificate Program.

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Family Matters: An Introduction to the Sociology of Canadian Families; Family Theory and Methods: Windows on Families and Family Research; Canadian Families in Anthropological, Cross-cultural, and Global Perspective; Aboriginal Families, Immigration, and the Changing Ethnic Mosaic; More Than a Labour of Love: Gender and the Cult of Domesticity; Close Relations in Youth and Young Adulthood: Intimacy, Sexuality, Commitment, and Family Formation; Families and Children in the Early Years: Childhood, Socialisation, and Shifting Ideologies of Parenthood; All Our Families: Diversity, Continuity, and Challenge in Lesbian, Gay, and Transgendered Families; Family Dissolution and the Brady Bunch: Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage; Families in the Middle and the Launching of Children: Home-leaving, Boomerang Kids, and the Empty Nest; Ageing Families and the Sunset Years: Care-giving and Support across the Generations; Families Facing Health Challenges and the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles; Trying to Make Ends Meet: Family Poverty, Living on the Margins, and Economic Struggle; Families in Crisis: Family Violence, Abuse, and Stress; Families and the State: Family Policy in an Era of Globalisation and Economic Restructuring; Index.