Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in (BOK)

Janet Walker, Angela Abela

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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

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Angela Abela, Janet Walker
Forlag
Wiley
ISBN 9781119971030
Antall sider 444 Dimensjoner 19,9cm x 25,4cm x 2,6cm
Vekt 940 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Sociology: family & relationships