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Abela, Angela

Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World

Abela, Angela - Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World, ebook

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This volume tackles key issues in the changing nature of family life from a global perspective, and is essential reading for those studying and working with families.

  • Covers changes in couple relationships and the challenges these pose; parenting practices and their implications for child development; key contemporary global issues, such as migration, poverty, and the internet, and their impact on the family; and the role of the state in supporting family relationships
  • Includes a stellar cast of international contributors such as Paul Amato and John Coleman, and contributions from leading experts based in North Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand
  • Discusses topics such as cohabitation, divorce, single-parent households, same-sex partnerships, fertility,  and domestic violence
  • Links research and practice and provides policy recommendations at the end of each chapter

Keywords: Couples & Family Clinical Psychology, Psychology, family life, adolescents, parents, children, poverty, divorce, separation, one-parent households, dual income families, same-sex partnerships

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
448 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118321034
Printed ISBN
9781119971030

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