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Published: 18 December 1997

348 Pages


ISBN: 9780198280965

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Growing Up in Stepfamilies

Gill Gorell Barnes, Paul Thompson, Gwyn Daniel, and Natasha Burchardt

Clarendon Press

  • * Britain has the highest divorce rate in Europe - an analysis of the effect of this on the family is crucial to an understanding of contemporary British life
  • * The first study to examine the long-term outcome experience of stepfamily life
  • * Multidisciplinary study combines insights from sociology and social history, as well as clinical experience in child and adolescent psychiatry, and family therapy.
  • * Includes a wealth of unique data gleaned from the experiences of fifty children born in 1958
  • * Clearly written and jargon free

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