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Strengthening the family : implications for international development

Author: Marian F Zeitlin; United Nations University.
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How families and child development in traditional societies are affected by western-style development; the Javenese of Indonesia and the Yoruba of Nigeria are cited as examples.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strengthening the family.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)654828109
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marian F Zeitlin; United Nations University.
ISBN: 9280808907 9789280808902
OCLC Number: 34148687
Notes: "UNUP-890"--Title page verso.
"03500 P"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Social change and the family --
Economic perspectives on the family --
Psychological approaches to the family --
Perspectives from international development assistance and from family programmes --
The Javanese family --
The Yoruba family : kinship, socialization, and child development --
Structural models of family social health theory --
Synthesis of concepts and research needs --
Policy and programme recommendations.
Responsibility: Marian F. Zeitlin [and others].

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This book explores the characteristics of families that strengthen the family unit and promote the development of its individual members. The authors argue that the smallest unit of analysis for  Read more...

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