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

Author: Nickie Charles; Charlotte Aull Davies; C C Harris
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2008.
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This book addresses the complexity of family change. It draws on evidence from two linked studies, one carried out in the 1960s and the other in the early years of the 21st century, to analyse 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. The book shows that, while there has undeniably  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Charles, Nickie.
Families in transition.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2008
(OCoLC)607391847
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nickie Charles; Charlotte Aull Davies; C C Harris
ISBN: 9781861347893 1861347898 186134788X 9781861347886
OCLC Number: 176925623
Description: xv, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Understanding families and socil change --
2. Changing societies --
3. Changing families --
4. Families and cultural identity --
5. Families in and out of work --
6. Caring families --
7. Dispersed kin --
8. Families, friends and communities --
9. What is the future for the family? --
Appendices: 1. Methodological problems in comparisons of class over time --
2. Swansea boundary changes.
Responsibility: Nickie Charles, Charlotte Aull Davies, and Chris Harris.
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