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Families, labour and love

Author: Maureen Baker
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies the ways in which family and personal life in the 'settler' societies of Australia, New Zealand and Canada has been shaped by colonisation, immigration, globalisation, demographic changes, law and policy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Baker
ISBN: 1864489855 9781864489859
OCLC Number: 48783330
Notes: New Zealand author.
Cover subtitle: Family diversity in a changing world.
Description: xii, 320 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: The personal and social worlds of families --
Chapter 2: Cultural variations in families --
Chapter 3: Early family life in settler societies --
Chapter 4: Conceptualising families --
Chapter 5: Intimacy, cohabitation and the quality of marriage --
Chapter 6: Childhood, reproduction and child care --
Chapter 7: Families and paid/unpaid work --
Chapter 8: Separation, divorce and remarriage --
Chapter 9: State regulation of family life --
Chapter 10: The future of family life.
Responsibility: Maureen Baker.

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

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