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The family, marriage, home

  • Families in Eastern Europeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 132.99

    Provides a comprehensive analysis of family issues in Eastern Europe. Bringing together scholars from 14 Eastern European countries, this book explains family processes in that particular country focusing on the historic, social and economic contexts and the impact they have on families. It also provides demographic information about families. more...

  • Family Affairsby Mary Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    The decades between the close of World War I and the end of the Thatcher era have changed and challenged family life in England dramatically. The Depression and World War II shifted priorities and behaviour, as did the Welfare State, the Pill and Women's Lib later on. What threatened a family's respectability in the 1920s is often commonplace today... more...

  • Families, Labour and Loveby Maureen Baker

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 40.90

    A sociological analysis of family life in three 'settler' societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada. more...

  • The Child in Mindby Judy Barker; Deborah Hodes

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Child in Mindby Judy Barker; Deborah Hodes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Family Studiesby Jon Bernardes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Young Europeans, Work and Familyby Julia Brannen; Susan Lewis; Anne Nilsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    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 phases... more...

  • Working and Caring over the Twentieth Centuryby Julia Brannen; Peter Moss; Ann Mooney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Analysing Familiesby Alan Carling; Simon Duncan; Rosalind Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    While the family and its role continues to be a key topic in social and government policy, much of the literature is concerned with describing the dramatic changes that are taking place. By contrast, Analysing Families directly addresses the social processes responsible for these changes - how social policy interacts with what families actually do.... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Family Relationsby Rand D. Conger; Frederick O. Lorenz; K.A.S. Wickrama

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The chapters in this volume were developed as a follow-up to the Summer Institute entitled "Continuity and Change: Family Structure and Process" conducted by the second Family Research Consortium. The goal of this book is to provide readers with a greater understanding of both the conceptual issues involved in the study of continuity and change in... more...