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Author Charles, Nickie
Title Families in transition : Social change, family formation and kin relationships
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press, 2008
©2008
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (289 pages)
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Note Intro -- Preface and acknowledgements -- one -- Understanding families and social change -- two -- Changing societies -- three -- Changing families -- four -- Families and cultural identity -- five -- Families in and out of work -- six -- Caring families -- seven -- Dispersed kin -- eight -- Families, friends and communities -- nine -- What is the future for the family? -- Appendix I -- Methodological problems in comparisons of class over time -- Appendix II -- Swansea boundary changes -- Bibliography -- Table 2.1: Distribution of occupations between industries, Censuses 1961 and 2001 -- Table 2.1A: Summary data 1961, 1981-2001 -- Table 2.2: The structure of the Swansea labour force (Census 2001) -- Table 2.3: Swansea's occupational structure: socioeconomic groups as percentages of the economically active -- Table 2.4: Characteristics of the survey sample -- Table 2.5: Unemployment and economic activity rates in ethnographic areas -- Table 2.6: Lone-parent households as percentage of all households in ethnographic areas -- Table 2.7: Occupational class structure of ethnographic areas (%) -- Table 2.8: Collapsed occupational class structure of ethnographic areas (%) -- Table 3.1: Marital status of 2002 survey respondents -- Table 3.2: Household composition (%) -- Table 3.3: Proximity of parents and children (respondent as parent) (%) -- Table 3.4: Proximity of parents to respondent (respondent as child) (%) -- Table 3.5: Proximity of parents to partnered respondents (%) -- Table 3.6: Frequency of contact between partnered respondents and parents (respondent as child) (%) -- Table 3.7: Household composition after marriage/cohabitation (%) -- Table 3.8: Household composition after marriage/cohabitation by generation, 2002 sample (%) -- Table 3.9: Frequency of contact with parents by social class of subject, 1960 and 2002
Table 4.1: Self-assessment of social class by survey respondents (%) -- Table 4.2: Self-assessment of social class by ethnographic interviewees1 (number, % in brackets) by area, age group and gender -- Table 4.3: Changing proportion of cross-language marriages -- Table 6.1: Contact with family members not living in household within the last week, women and men in employment 2002 (%) -- Table 6.2: Economic activity rates by age and sex -- Table 7.1: Place where respondents have spent most of their lives by social class (%) (N=808) -- Table 7.2a: Geographical dispersion of first-mentioned child (%) -- Table 7.2b: Geographical dispersion of last-seen child (%) -- Table A1.1:1960 and 2002 surveys, Registrar General's Social Classes collapsed into three categories following Rosser and Harris (1965:100-1) (%) -- Table A1.2: Rosser & Harris's Social Class (modified) 2002 compared with Rosser and Harris's Social Class (original) 1962 (1965, 105) (%) -- Table A2.1: Full Registrar General Social Class data for 1960 and 2002 surveys and census data for 1991 for the area corresponding to 1960 Swansea
This book analyses the specific ways in which family lives have changed and how they have been affected by the major structural and cultural changes of the second half of the twentieth century
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Charles, Nickie Families in transition : Social change, family formation and kin relationships Bristol : Policy Press,c2008 9781861347893
Subject Families -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.;Social change -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
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Alt Author Davies, Charlotte
Harris, C. C
Rosser, Colin
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