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Family (Society Now)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0422798606, Paperback)Adrian Wilson provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the family. The book opens with a chapter on family structure, looking at the family historically and in cross-cultural perspective. Following this is a review first of theoretical approaches to the family, including functionalist, feminist, Marxist and radical criticism, and second, how the family is studied sociologically. Chapters 4 and 5 look at the changing British family and British families today, and the concluding chapters examine family problems, for example, divorce, violence, one -parent families, and the family and the state.
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A comprehensive introduction to sociological perspectives on the family. Wilson also considers the changing structure of the family and surveys the diversity of family types today.
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