Journals Higher Education



15 March 2010

264 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195431599

Bookseller Code (06)

Choices and Constraints in Family Life

Second Edition

Maureen Baker

  • Current: Includes the most pertinent subject matter and the most up-to-date statistical data available offering students a fresh, relevant look at the many aspects surrounding family life
  • Concise: Includes extensive coverage of the study of family life while still remaining brief and concise
  • International Examples: Allows students to evaluate the many issues surrounding families in westernized countries such as Canada, Australia, and Great Britain providing students with a global context
  • Breadth of Coverage: Encompasses a broad range of issues affecting family life from child-rearing, to aging, to marriage and divorce, giving students a well-rounded perspective on the topic
  • Interdisciplinary: Emerging patterns in families are examined based on the latest research in sociology, psychology, anthropology, and social history providing students with a wide-ranging, balanced overview of family life
  • Historical and Theoretical Perspectives: Extensive coverage of both the history and theory associated with the sociology of the family provides students with a solid foundation on the many issues surrounding family life today

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