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Author McKie, Linda
Title Families in society : Boundaries and relationships
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press, 2005
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Descript 1 online resource (305 pages)
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Note Intro -- FAMILIES IN SOCIETY -- Contents -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on contributors -- Introduction -- Families and relationships -- Part One: Families in society -- Balancing work and family life -- Gender, care, poverty and transitions -- Families, education and the 'participatory imperative' -- Part Two: Children, families and relationships -- Children's boundaries -- Family within and beyond the household boundary -- Children managing parental drug and alcohol misuse -- Part Three: Health, illness and well-being -- Intersections of health and well-being in women's lives -- Families, relationships and the impact of dementia -- Violence and families -- Part Four: Relationships and friendships -- Boundaries of intimacy -- Solo living, individual and family boundaries -- Boundaries of friendship -- Living and loving beyond the boundaries of the heteronorm -- Conclusion -- Perspectives on social policiesand families -- Index
The enduring and multi-faceted significance of families in society, and their value as a focus for the exploration of social change have ensured that families remain a prominent focus of academic enquiry. This book proposes a new conceptual framework that both challenges and attempts to reconcile traditional and contemporary approaches
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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: McKie, Linda Families in society : Boundaries and relationships Bristol : Policy Press,c2005 9781861346445
Subject Families -- Great Britain.;Interpersonal relations -- Great Britain.;Family services -- Great Britain.;Families. -- gtt;Maatschappij. -- gtt
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Alt Author Cunningham-Burley, Sarah
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