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Sociology: family & relationships

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Role-Sharing Marriage

Role-Sharing Marriage

Author: Audrey Smith, William J. Reid Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/11/1985

Family Problem Solving

Family Problem Solving

Author: William J. Reid Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/1985

Family Life Domestic Roles and Social Organization

Family Life Domestic Roles and Social Organization

Author: Graham Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/1985

Who does what in the family, and how far do the divisions and inequalities which occur in a family context reflect those in society as a whole? This introductory text to the sociology of the family combines recent feminist interpretations of domestic life with the traditional concerns of family sociology to offer a fre4ash treatment of a topic of importance not only for students of sociology but also for those engaged in professional training for such careers as social work or health visiting. Particularly concerned with the impact that domestic roles have both inside and outside the home, Family Life examines how their organization is structured by the broader social and economic contexts within which families operate. A major part of this involves uncovering the way in which the division of tasks and responsibilities between the genders within the home is both shaped by and shapes the divisions and inequalities that occur outside it. How far do the routine domestic demands upon women limit the opportunities open to them in work and leisure, and how do such demands affect marriage and divorce? What is the real influence of unemployment on the domestic roles? What effect does caring for the elderly have on the carer? In addressing such questions, the book relates the organization of family life to the broader economic and social contexts to provide a novel yet integrated approach.

Family

Family

Author: Adrian Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/1985

Adrian Wilson provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the family. The book opens with a chapter on family structure, looking at the family historically and in cross-cultural perspective. Following this is a review first of theoretical approaches to the family, including functionalist, feminist, Marxist and radical criticism, and second, how the family is studied sociologically. Chapters 4 and 5 look at the changing British family and British families today, and the concluding chapters examine family problems, for example, divorce, violence, one -parent families, and the family and the state.

Men in Dual-career Families Current Realities and Future Prospects

Men in Dual-career Families Current Realities and Future Prospects

Author: Lucia Albino Gilbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/1985

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Commuter Marriage Living Together Apart

Commuter Marriage Living Together Apart

Author: Fairlee E. Winfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/1985

The marine Eocene-Oligocene transition of 34 million years ago was a critical turning point in Earth's climatic history, when the warm, high-diversity greenhouse world of the early Eocene ceded to the glacial, icehouse conditions of the early Oligocene. This book surveys the advances in stratigraphic and paleontological research and isotopic analysis made since 1989 in regard to marine deposits around the world. In particular, it summarizes the high-resolution details of the so-called doubthouse interval (roughly 45 to 34 million years ago), which is critical to testing climatic and evolutionary hypotheses about the Eocene deterioration. The authors' goals are to discuss the latest information concerning climatic and oceanographic change associated with this transition and to examine geographic and taxonomic patterns in biotic turnover that provide clues about where, when, and how fast these environmental changes happened. They address a range of topics, including the tectonic and paleogeographic setting of the Paleogene; specific issues related to the stratigraphy of shelf deposits; advances in recognizing and correlating boundary sections; trends in the expression of climate change; and patterns of faunal and floral turnover. In the process, they produce a valuable synthesis of patterns of change by latitude and environment.

Home Life In Tokyo

Home Life In Tokyo

Author: Jukichi Inouye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/1985

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Love, Marriage, and Friendship in the Soviet Union Ideals and Practices

Love, Marriage, and Friendship in the Soviet Union Ideals and Practices

Author: Vladimir Shlapentokh Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/1984

Based on Soviet sociological studies, Soviet fiction and film, and mass media reports, this volume explores the ways in which Soviet attitudes about love, sex, marriage, friendship, and children have been influenced by the evolution of Soviet ideology, politics, and economy since the Bolshevik revolution.

Old Homes, New Families Shared Living for the Elderly

Old Homes, New Families Shared Living for the Elderly

Author: Gordon F. Streib, W.Edward Folts, Mary Anne Hilker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/1984

Until Masculine Interests not much had been written about men as men in the cinema. Now Robert Lang considers how Hollywood articulates the eroticism that is intrinsic to identification between men. He considers masculinity in social and psychoanalytic terms, maintaining that a major function of the movies is to define different types of masculinity, and to either valorize or criticize these forms. Focusing on several films -- primarily The Lion King, The Most Dangerous Game, The Outlaw, Kiss Me Deadly, Midnight Cowboy, Innerspace, My Own Private Idaho, the Batman series, and Jerry Maguire -- Lang questions the way in which American culture distinguishes between homosexual and nonhomosexual forms of male bonding. In arguing for a much more complex recognition of the homosocial continuum, he contends that queer sexuality is far more present in American cinema than is usually acknowledged.

Old Homes, New Families Shared Living for the Elderly

Old Homes, New Families Shared Living for the Elderly

Author: Gordon F. Streib, W.Edward Folts, Mary Anne Hilker Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/1984

Until Masculine Interests not much had been written about men as men in the cinema. Now Robert Lang considers how Hollywood articulates the eroticism that is intrinsic to identification between men. He considers masculinity in social and psychoanalytic terms, maintaining that a major function of the movies is to define different types of masculinity, and to either valorize or criticize these forms. Focusing on several films -- primarily The Lion King, The Most Dangerous Game, The Outlaw, Kiss Me Deadly, Midnight Cowboy, Innerspace, My Own Private Idaho, the Batman series, and Jerry Maguire -- Lang questions the way in which American culture distinguishes between homosexual and nonhomosexual forms of male bonding. In arguing for a much more complex recognition of the homosocial continuum, he contends that queer sexuality is far more present in American cinema than is usually acknowledged.