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Choices and constraints in family life

Author: Maureen Baker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Baker
ISBN: 9780195431599 0195431596
OCLC Number: 762378835
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 213-237.
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-244 p.) ; 23 cm
Contents: Detailed Table of Contents; List of Tables and Boxes; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1. Conceptualizing Families; 2. Forming Relationships; 3. Cohabitation and Marriage; 4. Child-bearing, Child-rearing, and Childhood; 5. Household Work and Money; 6. Separation, Divorce, and Re-partnering; 7. Midlife, Aging, and Retirement (NEW); 8. Constraints on Personal Choices; Glossary; References; Index
Responsibility: Maureen Baker.
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