Families and their Social Worlds

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/21/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Exploring the private side of family life together with the public, institutional nature of the #x1C;the Family#x1D; through a sociological lens. #xA0; Families and Their Social Worlds shows that many family concerns are actually social issues that need to be addressed through sound#xA0;social policies. The author encourages#xA0;readers to think about families beyond their own personal experiences, and even beyond family structure in the United States.#xA0;Her goal is#xA0;to impart a passion for critical thinking as#xA0;readers see that families exist within social worlds.#xA0;#xA0;Important policy considerations are imbedded in each chapter#xA0;to illustrate what is currently being done, and perhaps even more importantly, what can be done to strengthen families and intimate relationships.

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