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Civil society and the family

Civil society and the family

Author: Esther Muddiman; Sally Power; Chris Taylor
Publisher: Bristol Policy Press, an imprint of Bristol University Press 2020
Series: Civil society and social change
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The relationship between the family and civil society has always been complex, with the family often regarded as separate from, or even oppositional to, civil society. Taking a fresh empirical approach, Muddiman, Power and Taylor reveal how such separation underestimates the important role the family plays in civil society. Considering the impact of family events, dinner table debates, intergenerational transmission  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Muddiman; Sally Power; Chris Taylor
ISBN: 9781447355540 1447355547 9781447355526 1447355520 9781447355533 1447355539
OCLC Number: 1249952972
Accession No: (DE-627)175723246X (DE-599)KEP063067102 (CUP)CR9781447355540 (EBP)063067102
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 19 Mar 2021).
Description: 1 online resource (x, 203 pages) PDF file(s).
Contents: Starting pointsThe paradoxical positioning of the family and civil societyThe challenges of researching the 'private sphere' of the familyThe uncertain business of raising citizensKeeping the faith? Secularisation, the family and civic engagementMothers, grandmothers and civic engagementFamily arguments: finding one's voicePoliticising family food practicesThe upward transmission of civic 'virtues'Reframing civil society and the family
Series Title: Civil society and social change
Responsibility: Esther Muddiman, Sally Power and Chris Taylor.


This enlightening book challenges conventional distinctions between the family and civil society as it uncovers how civic values and practices are inherited and fostered within the home.  Read more...


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