Authors: McKie, Linda, Cunningham-Burley, Sarah, Jo Campling
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-21 - Publisher: The Policy Press
The changing nature of families, their enduring and multi-faceted significance in society, and their value as a focus for the exploration of social change have ensured that families have remained a prominent focus of academic enquiry. This book proposes a new conceptual framework for understanding families and other relationships.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-01 - Publisher: IAP
This book which has been created in the framework of the EU-funded COST Action INTERFASOL brings together researchers from 22 INTERFASOL countries, who frame intergenerational family solidarity in the specific historical, cultural, social and economic context of their own country. Integrating different perspectives from social and political sciences, economics, communication,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Patterns of household and family life are changing radically, leading sociologists to develop new conceptualizations and understandings of the relationships involved. This book examines the character of these changes, exploring the growing diversity there is in people's domestic circumstances. It is particularly concerned with the blurred boundaries between households and