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Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

Edited by David Cheal


376 pages

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Hardback: 9780415226295
pub: 2003-09-25

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This international collection brings together a selection of the most influential work on the concept of the 'Family' and related issues. Introductory chapters introduce the context for the main themes and concepts in each volume, and a comprehensive index allows the reader to navigate the collection with ease.

With an international spread of material, covering the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and Asia, this collection will prove an invaluable resource for students and researchers.

Table of Contents

Volume One: Family Groups

Volume Two: Family and Gender Issues

Volume Three: Family Ties

Volume Four: Family and Society

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Sociology

The Routledge Critical Concepts in Sociology series provides concise, authoritative reprints of key articles in sociology, collecting the essential secondary literature on key subjects. Edited by acknowledged leaders in the field, each set puts the development of fundamental concepts into their historical context, and provides students and researchers with a clear snapshot of current thinking. Collections span a multitude of subject areas, including religion, multiculturalism and celebrity.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REFERENCE / Research
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family