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The family in global perspective [electronic resource] : a gendered journey / Elaine Leeder.

By: Leeder, Elaine J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 307 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452264134 (electronic bk.); 1452264139 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Families | Families -- Cross-cultural studies | Sex role | Famille | Famille -- �Etudes transculturelles | R�ole selon le sexe | Gezin | Sociale verandering | Interculturele vergelijking | Familie | Internationaler Vergleich | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Alternative Family | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Family in global perspective.DDC classification: 306.85 Other classification: 71.21 | MS 1900 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Focusing on the Family -- Defining Families in Global Terms -- Theories on the Family -- The History of the Family in the United States -- History of the Family in the Semiperiphery and Periphery -- Gender and the Family -- Race, Class, Ethnicity, Caste, and Family Life -- Intimate Relationships: Love, Marriage, and Their Dissolution -- Intergenerational Relationships -- Violence and the Family -- The Future of the Family in Global Perspective.
Review: "The Family in Global Perspective is an ideal supplementary textbook for courses on marriage and the family in a variety of disciplines including Family Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, and Women's Studies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and indexes.

1. Focusing on the Family -- 2. Defining Families in Global Terms -- 3. Theories on the Family -- 4. The History of the Family in the United States -- 5. History of the Family in the Semiperiphery and Periphery -- 6. Gender and the Family -- 7. Race, Class, Ethnicity, Caste, and Family Life -- 8. Intimate Relationships: Love, Marriage, and Their Dissolution -- 9. Intergenerational Relationships -- 10. Violence and the Family -- 11. The Future of the Family in Global Perspective.

"The Family in Global Perspective is an ideal supplementary textbook for courses on marriage and the family in a variety of disciplines including Family Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, and Women's Studies."--BOOK JACKET.

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