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Family rhythms : the changing textures of family life in Ireland

Author: Jane Gray; Ruth Geraghty; David Ralph, (Assistant Professor of Sociology)
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016 ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Family rhythms is the first textbook of its kind with an explicit focus on Ireland and Irish families. Uniquely, the book draws on original in-depth interviews with people of different ages to introduce contemporary scholarship on the family and to illustrate how Irish families have adapted and changed over time. With chapters on childhood, adolescence, parenting and grandparenthood, the book shows the resilience of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gray; Ruth Geraghty; David Ralph, (Assistant Professor of Sociology)
ISBN: 9780719091513 0719091519 9780719091520 0719091527
OCLC Number: 1024179695
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Irish families in the sociological imagination --
Part I: Questioning the modern family --
1. The idea of the modern family --
2. Beyond the modern family: re-visioning family change --
Part II. Changing families across the life course --
3. Changing childhoods --
4. Early adulthood and family formation --
5. Working and parenting in the middle years --
6. New grandparents: older people in the family --
Part III: Re-visioning family change in Ireland --
7. Conclusion: Resilient families?
Responsibility: Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, David Ralph

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This text draws on original in-depth interviews with people of different ages to introduce contemporary scholarship on the family and to illustrate how Irish families have adapted and changed over  Read more...

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