The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families PDF ePub eBook

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families free pdf Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive volume investigates modern-day family relationships, partnering, and parenting set against a backdrop of rapid social, economic, cultural, and technological change. * Covers a broad range of topics, including social inequality, parenting practices, children's work, changing patterns of citizenship, multi-cultural families, and changes in welfare state protection for families * Includes many European, North American and Asian examples written by a team of experts from across five continents * Features coverage of previously neglected groups, including immigrant and transnational families as well as families of gays and lesbians * Demonstrates how studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life across the globe * Extensively reworked from the original Companion published over a decade ago: three-quarters of the material is completely new, and the remainder has been comprehensively updated

About Judith Treas

Judith Treas is Professor of Sociology and Director ofthe Center for Demographic and Social Analysis at the University ofCalifornia, Irvine. Her latest book, edited with SonjaDrobnie, is Dividing the Domestic: Women, Men and HouseholdWork in Cross-National Perspective (2010).

Jacqueline Scott is Professor of Empirical Sociology inthe Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology and InternationalStudies, and a Fellow of Queens College, University ofCambridge. Dr Scott is the editor of Gender Inequalities in the21st Century: New Barriers and Continuing Constraints (withRosemary Crompton and Clare Lyonette, 2010) and Women andEmployment: Changing Lives and New Challenges (with Shirley Dexand Heather Joshi, 2009).

Martin Richards is Emeritus Professor of FamilyRessearch, Centre for Family Research, University ofCambridge. His recent books include ReproductiveDonation: Practice, Policy and Bioethics (edited with GuidoPennings and John B. Appleby, 2012) and We areFamily?Relatedness in Assisted Reproduction: Families, Origins andIdentitie (edited with Tabitha Freeman, Fatemeh Ebtehaj, andSusanna Graham, 2014).


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Author : Judith Treas
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 07 May 2014
ISBN : 0470673532
EAN : 9780470673539
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 600 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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