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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Tackling issues relevant to family life today, thisauthoritative Companion
shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding
the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe.
Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics
relating to the sociology of families.
Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work,
the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families.
Gives special attention to European and North American examples.
Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays
Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior
have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the
relationships between them.