Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

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Overview


This book analyses the specific ways in which family lives have changed and how they have been affected by the major structural and cultural changes of the second half of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861347886
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 07/30/2008
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Nickie Charles, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Charlotte Davies, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Wales Swansea, with and Chris Harris, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Wales Swansea

Table of Contents


Understanding families and social change
Changing societies
Changing families
Families and cultural identity
Families in and out of work
Caring families
Dispersed kin
Families, friends and communities
What is the future for the family?

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