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Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Paperback)

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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
Number of Pages: 574
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: August 14, 2017
TCIN: 53235104
UPC: 9781119406037
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-7235
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