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Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Marcia J. Carlson, Paula England
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-21 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

American families are far more diverse and complex today than they were 50 years ago. As ideas about marriage, divorce, and remarriage have changed, so too have our understandings about cohabitation, childbearing, parenting, and the transition to adulthood. Americans of all socioeconomic backgrounds have witnessed changes in the nature of
Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Vera R Jackson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients’life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models that acknowledge and build upon the proverbs orientation of the older client. This insightful
Mending Broken Families
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Emily M. Douglas, Emily T. Douglas
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Since the 1970s policy-makers and advocates for mothers, fathers, and children have attempted to remedy some of the inherent problems of divorce through public policy. This legislation has taken the form of mandated mediation, legal presumptions for particular custodial arrangements, child support orders, divorce education programs for parents, and parenting
The Social History of the American Family
Language: en
Pages: 2144
Authors: Marilyn J. Coleman, Lawrence H. Ganong
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-02 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

The American family has come a long way from the days of the idealized family portrayed in iconic television shows of the 1950s and 1960s. The four volumes of The Social History of the American Family explore the vital role of the family as the fundamental social unit across the
Continuity and Change in the American Family
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Lynne M. Casper, Suzanne M. Bianchi
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-20 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

Continuity and Change in the American Family engages students with issues they see every day in the news, providing them with a comprehensive description of the social demography of the American family. Understanding ever-changing family systems and patterns requires taking the pulse of contemporary family life from time to time.