Tackling issues relevant to family life today, thisauthoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe.
Contains original essays…
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,…
Family Theories: Foundations and Applications presents a comprehensive and accessible approach to the most current perspectives in the field of family theory. Shedding light on the increasing importance of incorporating theory in contemporary family…
Featuring extensive revisions and updates, the Second Edition of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research presents an introductory overview of gender theory and research, and continues to offer a unique and compelling approach to one of the most important topics in…
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,…
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…
…Approaches to the Study of Family Life: Practices, Context, and Narrative
3. Family Salience Across Nations: Configurations of Morphological Conditions
Eric D. Widmer, Olga Ganjour
4. Cultural Conceptions of Family…
Table of contents
1. Why Study Generations?
2. Fresh Contacts, Education, and the Cultural Heritage
3. Teachers, the End of Ideology, and the Pace of Change
…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?