Family in Transition, 17th edition

  • Arlene S. Skolnick, 
  • Jerome H. Skolnick

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Overview

Family in Transition provides a balanced view of the American family from both current and historical viewpoints. Tapping a range of research disciplines, the authors demonstrate how great shifts in such areas as the national economy, life expectancy and education are transforming the American family.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137617708

Subject: Sociology

Category: Marriage & Family

Table of contents

Part I: The Changing Family
1. Families Past and Present
2. Public Debates and Private Lives

Part II: Sex and Gender
3. Changing Gender Roles
4. Sexuality and Society
5. Courtship and Marriage
6. Divorce and Remarriage

Part III: Parents and Children
7. Parenthood
8. Childhood and Youth

Part IV: Families in Society
9. Work and Family Life
10. Family and the Economy
11. Dimensions of Diversity
12. Trouble in the Family

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