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Richards, Martin - The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families, ebook

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

Richards, Martin


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,

Kingdon, Carol - Sociology for Midwives, ebook

Sociology for Midwives

Kingdon, Carol


This book introduces key topics from sociology which are relevant to midwifery audiences. Introductions to the classical theorists and the more recent sociological perspectives that shape contemporary sociology are presented in the context of their applicability

Clemens, Elisabeth S. - What is Political Sociology?, ebook

What is Political Sociology?

Clemens, Elisabeth S.


With an entire discipline devoted to political science, what is distinctive about political sociology? This concise book explains what a sociological perspective brings to our understanding of the emergence, reproduction, and transformation of different forms of political order. Crucially,

Lück, Detlev - Family Continuity and Change, ebook

Family Continuity and Change

Lück, Detlev


Approaches to the Study of Family Life: Practices, Context, and Narrative
Julia Brannen
3. Family Salience Across Nations: Configurations of Morphological Conditions
Eric D. Widmer, Olga Ganjour
4. Cultural Conceptions of Family

Bristow, Jennie - The Sociology of Generations, ebook

The Sociology of Generations

Bristow, Jennie


Table of contents
1. Why Study Generations?
Jennie Bristow
2. Fresh Contacts, Education, and the Cultural Heritage
Jennie Bristow
3. Teachers, the End of Ideology, and the Pace of Change
Jennie Bristow
4. ‘Safeguarding’,…

UNKNOWN - The Family and Its Future, ebook

The Family and Its Future



The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia, in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results.…

Booth, Alan - Early Adulthood in a Family Context, ebook

Early Adulthood in a Family Context

Booth, Alan


The Implications of Family Context for the Transition to Adulthood
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Janel Benson
7. Child Well-Being and the Long Reach of Family Relationships
Kelly Musick, Ann Meier
8. Young Adults’ “Need”: In the Eye of the Beholder?