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- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 51.00
Taking family life as the focus, this book explores a critical moment in teenagers and parents lives with respect to the transition to adulthood, a point at which young people and parents take important decisions about the future, especially concerning education, training and the labour market. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00
Increased longevity and better health are changing the nature of family life. In the context of changes in the world of work, increased divorce and a declining welfare state, multi-generation or 'beanpole families' are a potential resource for family support. Focusing on four-generation families and the two central careers of the life course - employment... more...
- Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00
Based upon cross-national case studies of public and private sector workplaces, "Work, families and organisations in transition" illustrates how workplace practices and policies impact on employees' experiences of "work-life balance" in contemporary shifting contexts. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 63.00
The Handbook for Social Research Methods is a must for every social-science researcher. It charts the new and evolving terrain of social research methodology, covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods in one volume. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
Much academic work on families and households has focused in the past on the adult members. However, a surge of interest in children's issues has occurred recently in the social sciences. A key theoretical assumption in this area of research is that children's relationships and cultures are worthy of study in their own right and that children play... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 196.00
Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young people from a range of social classes and at various... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 67.95
Connecting Children focuses on children's understandings of care and their views of different family lives. It portrays the lives of children aged 11-12 and shows how families connect children in different ways both in the household but also in their wider kinship networks. The children studied reflect upon family life and especially upon situations... more...