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Sociology of Families

Author: David M Newman,Elizabeth Grauerholz

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761987499

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

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The Second Edition of this comprehensive text on the sociology of the family features: - improved implementation of the 'inductive' teaching style, upon which the book is based - reorganization and restructuring for more flexible teaching - revised demographic essays - 2000 United States Census data incorporated throughout

Sociology of Families

Readings

Author: Cheryl Albers

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761986102

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 528

View: 4803

'Cheryl AlbersÆ reader for use in family sociology courses is a cutting edge collection of articles about cutting edge topics. She addresses nine topics central and critical to family sociology and provided thoughtful articles from diverse perspectives for each, from adolescent childbearing to the construction of family policy. This volume of readings is where the students are. It could enrich any instructor's approach to the burning questions in the field of family sociology.' ''Dana Vannoy, University of Cincinnati''

Sociology of Families

Change, Continuity, and Diversity

Author: Teresa Ciabattari

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483379019

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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The family patterns seen in recent decades—cohabitation, divorce, nonmarital childbearing, same-sex marriage and childrearing—can seem like radical changes from the past. But upon closer examination, many are consistent with broader trends that have been going on for centuries. Sociology of Families: Change, Continuity, and Diversity considers this tension between change and continuity, situating families in a social, historical, and economic context, and emphasizing how these contexts create family diversity and inequality. By incorporating diverse family structures into each chapter, author Teresa Ciabattari has written a text that challenges idealized assumptions about how families should be, and instead explores the complex realities of how families actually are.

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

Author: Judith Treas,Jacqueline Scott,Martin Richards

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111940603X

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

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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

A Sociology of Family Life

Author: Deborah Chambers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0745695345

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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New kinds of intimate relationships such as post-divorce families, co-habiting couples, ‘friends as family' and same-sex unions are now commonplace. This book explores the growing diversity of family life by presenting a comprehensive assessment of recent research and theory, and foregrounds new thinking about ‘family', parenting, childhood and personal life. A Sociology of Family Life queries notions of moral decline by revealing a remarkable persistence of commitment and reciprocity across cultures in traditional and new family relations. This insightful and innovative work examines factors such as gender, race, ethnic identity and new sexual lifestyles in relation to cultural customs, government policies and social inequalities. Global dimensions of intimate life are explored, including the impact of population policies on fertility in several nations; ethical dilemmas associated with reproductive technologies among different cultures; interdependencies between rich and poor nations through the globalization of domestic care; and transnational marriage strategies. This book will be indispensable for students across the social sciences interested in change in intimate relations. Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

Author: Jacqueline Scott,Judith Treas,Martin Richards

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470998997

Category: Social Science

Page: 624

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Tackling issues relevant to family life today, this authoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe. Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics relating to the sociology of families. Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work, the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families. Gives special attention to European and North American examples. Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays and lesbians. Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the relationships between them.

Close Relations : an Introduction to the Sociology of Families

Author: Susan A. McDaniel,Lorne Tepperman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130914217

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Appropriate for 1-semester courses in Marriage and the Family, and Sociology of the Family. Focuses on applications and theory for one semester courses. Several overarching themes help organize the material: an emphasis on processes (interaction, communication, cooperation and empathy) found in all families rather than on the specific forms of the family; the fact that the family is becoming more rather than less important, the constant tension between families, schools and work; and historical changes and cross-national comparisons. With a new chapter on Family Dynamics.

Fast Families, Virtual Children

A Critical Sociology of Families and Schooling

Author: Ben Agger,Beth Anne Shelton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317259629

Category: Education

Page: 196

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The Internet, cell phones, and other technologies have changed the ways in which people conduct their family lives, raise children, and navigate the blurry boundary between work and home. Private life is colonized by employers, teachers, corporations; family time is taken up by work, homework, and shopping. What it means to be parents and children has changed dramatically. This book shows how the nurturance of family has increasingly become a willful, radical idea in an era of pervasive technology. The authors analyze important trends, including the acceleration and attenuation of childhood, and offer a children s bill of rights and accompanying parental responsibilities."

Close Relations

An Introduction to the Sociology of Families

Author: Susan A. McDaniel,Lorne Tepperman

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130449337

Category: Families

Page: 576

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This Canadian Text provides a comprehensive overview of the nature, structure, history, and future of the family. It examines up-to-the-minute topics such as the effects of evolving gender roles and attitudes toward sexual orientation.

Sociology of Families & Households

Author: Jill Swale

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781844896387

Category: Education

Page: 120

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This new series of Advanced TopicMasters provides detailed and up-to-date analysis and discussion of key topics in AS/A-level subjects. Written by experienced teachers, authors and examiners, Advanced TopicMasters take students beyond the basic textbooks. Each title explores the key questions and debates surrounding the topic, helping students to identify, analyse, interpret and evaluate the material presented. These skills are developed through a series of short source-based Tasks that appear in each chapter and are accompanied by Guidance notes on how to tackle the questions. Analysis of each topic is illustrated with full colour photographs, charts, tables and diagrams.

Companion To Sociology Of Families

Sociology, Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467211206

Category: Education

Page: 45

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Companion To Sociology Of Families. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Displaying Families

A New Concept for the Sociology of Family Life

Author: E. Dermott,J. Seymour

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230314309

Category: Political Science

Page: 231

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This edited collection uses the concept of 'displaying families' as a new way to understand contemporary family and personal life, addressing how, in a world of fluid relationships, family life must not only be 'done' but also be 'seen to be done'.

Sociology of Family Life

Author: David Cheal

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780333665787

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 542

This lucid and accessible introductory text from a highly regarded author provides students who are encountering the sociology of the family for the first time with a systematic and stimulating way of thinking about the subject based on a core set of analytical questions. Coherent and persuasive, it blends theory with empirical examples drawn from all over the world, thus offering valuable insights into the differences and commonalities between families in quite diverse social and cultural contexts.

Sociology of Families

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 147841667X

Category: Education

Page: 45

View: 3261

Facts101 is your complete guide to Sociology of Families. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Primitive Marriage

An Inquiry Into the Origin of the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies

Author: John Ferguson McLennan

Publisher: Genesis Publishing Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9788130701486

Category: Marriage

Page: 387

View: 5432

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9780761987499

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Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781616549510

Category: Education

Page: 254

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AQA GCSE Sociology (9-1) Workbook Paper 1: The Sociology of Families and Education

Author: David Bown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781510435186

Category:

Page: 48

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Create confident, literate and well-prepared students with this skills-focused, topic-specific workbook. - Prepare students to meet the demands of Paper 1 of the 2017 AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology specification by practising exam technique and developing literacy skills - Supplement key resources such as textbooks to adapt easily to existing schemes of work - Reinforce and apply topic understanding with flexible material for classwork or revision - Create opportunities for self-directed learning and assessment with answers to tasks and activities supplied online

Sociology of the Family

Investigating Family Issues

Author: Lee D. Millar Bidwell,Brenda J. Vander Mey

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 540

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Sociology of the Family includes in every chapter an article relevant to the topic at hand. These articles include excerpts from well-known books and journal articles. A brief summary and focus questions open the article, stimulating thought; then, a set of discussion questions follows, making the book interactive and promoting active learning. The book will draw readers in with its easy to understand writing style and its catchy opening situations at the beginning of every chapter. It then covers the important topics of race, social class, and gender, in separate chapters, and addresses these issues in all subsequent chapters. This book is unlike others in which theory and research methods are briefly mentioned in an opening chapter (never to be discussed again). In Sociology of the Family, the authors not only cover theory and methods in separate chapters, but theoretical perspectives are continually applied and methodological issues are consistently discussed in consequent chapters throughout the book. Readers will also appreciate the cross-cultural focus that runs throughout the book. With a strong emphasis on cross-cultural family dynamics, this text is excellent for courses that focus primarily on the U.S. or attempt to contextualize family patterns and trends and controversies in the U.S. by comparing them with other national or global trends. For anyone interested in Sociology of Family, Marriage and Family, or Comparative Family Systems.

Emile Durkheim on the Family

Author: Mary Ann Lamanna

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761912071

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 271

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This book looks this classical sociologist′s work on the family. Durkheim′s writings in this area are little known, but the family was nevertheless one of his primary interests. It brings together Durkheim′s ideas on the family from diverse sources and presents his family sociology systematically and comprehensively. His work is situated in its historical context and comparisons are drawn to present-day sociology of the family and family issues.

Personal Life

Author: Carol Smart

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 074564564X

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

View: 6379

For more than a decade, Carol Smart has been at the forefront of debates about the sociology of the family. Yet she has become frustrated by the fixation of many commentators with the supposed decline of commitment, and even the decline of the possibility of family life. In this exciting new book, she puts forward a new way of understanding families and relationships. Breaking with conventional wisdom, her book offers a fresh conceptual approach to understanding personal life, which realigns empirical research with theoretical analysis. She gives emphasis to ideas of connectedness, relationality and embeddedness, rejecting many of the assumptions found in theories of individualisation and de-traditionalisation by authors such as Beck and Beck-Gernsheim, Bauman and Giddens. Instead, her approach prioritises the bonds between people, the importance of memory and cultural heritage, the significance of emotions (both positive and negative), how family secrets work and change over time, and the underestimated importance of things such as shared possessions or homes in the maintenance and memory of relationships. This ground-breaking text will be essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of families and personal relationships, and who wants to understand this most intimate area of social life.

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