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Key Concepts in Family Studies

Ribbens McCarthy, Jane and Edwards, Rosalind (2011). Key Concepts in Family Studies. London: Sage.

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Taken from the book to be published by Sage in December 2010, this document provides the Introduction to the book, in which the authors discuss issues in Family Studies as a contemporary field of academic and professional work. Their discussion includes: some of the different positions adopted by researchers towards the use of the language of 'family'; the broad themes generally included in this field of study; and dilemmas in evaluations of, and interventions in, family lives.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISBN: 1-4129-2006-X, 978-1-4129-2006-3
Extra Information: Attached file is the Introduction, uploaded with kind permission from the publisher, Sage.
Keywords: families; family studies; children; parents; marriage; kinship; home; household; resources; relationships; childbearing; diversity
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 23416
Depositing User: Jane Ribbens McCarthy
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 08:51
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 10:56
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