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  • Doing Good Parenthood

    Doing Good Parenthood

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319835822

    This edited collection shows that good parenthood is neither fixed nor stable. The contributors show how parenthood is equally done by men, women and children, in and through practices involving different normative guidelines. The book explores how…

  • Family and Intimate Mobilities

    Family and Intimate Mobilities
    av C. Holdsworth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349369331

    This book explores the many varied ways in which family and intimate lives are realized through mobility: from leaving home, courtship, relationship breakdown, moving house, commuting, family holidays through to children's mobilities, documenting ho…

  • Queer Families in Hungary

    Queer Families in Hungary
    av Rita Beres-Deak

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030163211

    Set against the backdrop of a country which upholds a heteronormative and narrow view of family, this book provides insights into the lives of Hungarian same-sex couples and their heterosexual relatives. Béres-Deák utilizes the theoretical framework…

  • Queer Families in Hungary

    Queer Families in Hungary
    av Rita Beres-Deak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030163181

    Set against the backdrop of a country which upholds a heteronormative and narrow view of family, this book provides insights into the lives of Hungarian same-sex couples and their heterosexual relatives. Béres-Deák utilizes the theoretical framework…

  • Infertility and Intimacy in an Online Community

    Infertility and Intimacy in an Online Community
    av Paulina Billett

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137449801

    This book explores an online support group for women who are infertile. Offering a close-up view of the women’s identities and emotions as they navigate the “roller-coaster” world of infertility, a range of questions are addressed:…

  • Changing Families, Changing Food

    Changing Families, Changing Food

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349308866

    Approaching family through the lens of food, this book provides a new perspective on the diversity of contemporary family life, challenging received ideas about the decline of the family meal, the individualization of food choice and the relationshi…

  • Age-Dissimilar Couples and Romantic Relationships

    Age-Dissimilar Couples and Romantic Relationships
    av L. McKenzie

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137446763

    There has been a widespread fascination with age-dissimilar couples in recent years. This book examines how the romantic relationships of these couples are understood. Based on qualitative research, McKenzie investigates notions of autonomy, related…

  • Family Continuity and Change

    Family Continuity and Change

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137590275

    This volume provides readers with recent sociological approaches to family understanding, theorising and practices within the context of continuities and change, both across generations and during individual life courses. The contributors uniquely i…

  • Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family

    Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family
    av Mario Liong

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137441850

    This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions. Liong analyses data from participant observations at a men's centre, focus groups, and in-depth…

  • Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family

    Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family
    av Mario Liong

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349684250

    This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions. Liong analyses data from participant observations at a men's centre, focus groups, and in-depth…

  • Rethinking Family Practices

    Rethinking Family Practices
    av D. Morgan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137324078

    Leading family sociologist David Morgan revisits his highly influential 'family practices' approach in this new book. Exploring its impact, and how it has been critiqued, Morgan shows the continued relevance of the approach with reference to time an…

  • Rethinking Family Practices

    Rethinking Family Practices
    av D. Morgan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230527232

    Leading family sociologist David Morgan revisits his highly influential 'family practices' approach in this new book. Exploring its impact, and how it has been critiqued, Morgan shows the continued relevance of the approach with reference to time an…

  • Fatherhood and Love

    Fatherhood and Love
    av Alexandra Macht

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030203573

    This book explores how contemporary men understand love in the realm of family life and how they integrate it into their identity. Drawing from Ian Burkitt’s aesthetic theory of emotions, Macht presents rich data from qualitative interviews an…

  • Fatherhood and Love

    Fatherhood and Love
    av Alexandra Macht

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030203603

    This book explores how contemporary men understand love in the realm of family life and how they integrate it into their identity. Drawing from Ian Burkitt’s aesthetic theory of emotions, Macht presents rich data from qualitative interviews an…

  • Women Doing Intimacy

    Women Doing Intimacy
    av Stevi Jackson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137289902

    This book offers a comparative study of the lives of young adult women and their mothers in Hong Kong and Britain. Set against the backdrop of debates regarding the consequences of late modern social change for family and intimate life, the authors…

  • Feeling Gender

    Feeling Gender
    av Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349957224

    This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book explores how feelings about gender have changed over three interrelated generations of women and men of different social classes during the twentieth century. The author explores the ways…

  • Parenting, Family Policy and Children's Well-Being in an Unequal Society

    Parenting, Family Policy and Children's Well-Being in an Unequal Society
    av D. Hartas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349346776

    Western societies face many challenges. The growing inequality and the diminishing role of the welfare state and the rapid accumulation of the resources of a finite planet at the top 1% have made the world an inhospitable place to many families. Par…

  • Foucault, the Family and Politics

    Foucault, the Family and Politics

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349345656

    Drawing on the writings of Foucault, this book explores the politics and power-dynamics of family life, examining how everyday obligations such as attending school, going to work and staying healthy are organized through the family. The book include…

  • Chinese-British Intermarriage

    Chinese-British Intermarriage
    av Yang Hu

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319292809

    Exploring how people negotiate and reconcile, construct and re-construct their distinctive gender and ethnic identities in a cross-cultural context, Hu examines what happens when two distinct cultures meet at the intimate interface of marriage and…

  • British Chinese Families

    British Chinese Families
    av C. Lau-Clayton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349439287

    Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisio…

  • Household Divisions of Labour

    Household Divisions of Labour
    av E. Birch

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349299744

    This book investigates the extent of gender inequality in the division of labour in the modern household. Through comparisons of the time allocations of single couple families without children, couple families with children and lone parents, a compr…

  • Stepfamilies

    Stepfamilies
    av G. Allan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349509614

    Drawing on recent developments within the sociology of family life, this book examines family connection and solidarity within different stepfamily networks, focusing on relationships from a kinship perspective and using case studies of people's exp…

  • Researching Intimacy in Families

    Researching Intimacy in Families
    av J. Gabb

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230527225

    An incisive engagement with the subject of intimacy and interpersonal relationships and the methods used to research families and personal life, this book introduces readers to contemporary conceptual and methodological frameworks for understanding…

  • Researching Intimacy in Families

    Researching Intimacy in Families
    av J. Gabb

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230248090

    An incisive engagement with the subject of intimacy and interpersonal relationships and the methods used to research families and personal life, this book introduces readers to contemporary conceptual and methodological frameworks for understanding…

  • Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe

    Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe
    av Riitta Jallinoja

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230284289

    Instead of seeing the family as a 'monolithic' entity, as though separate from its surroundings, this new approach draws attention to assemblages of various types that in different constellations and through different transactions relate people to e…

  • Families in Converging Europe

    Families in Converging Europe
    av E. Oinonen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349358045

    This book examines common familial trends and differences throughout Europe from the 1960s onwards and discusses the most common theoretical explanations for convergence and divergence. Eriikka Oinonen reveals how structural factors such as the labo…

  • Trans People?s Partnerships

    Trans People?s Partnerships
    av Tam Sanger

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230224643

    As intimate lives become more public, and discussions of gender and sexuality more complex, there is a need to rethink how we engage with our own perceptions and identifications with respect to intimacy. This book explores whether our intimate desir…

  • Foucault, the Family and Politics

    Foucault, the Family and Politics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230348479

    Drawing on the writings of Foucault, this book explores the politics and power-dynamics of family life, examining how everyday obligations such as attending school, going to work and staying healthy are organized through the family. The book include…

  • Single Parents

    Single Parents

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030713102

    This edited volume addresses how single mothers and fathers are represented in novels, self-help literature, daily newspapers, film and television, as well as within their own narratives in interviews on social media. With proportions varying betwee…

  • Displaying Families

    Displaying Families

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230246133

    This edited collection uses the concept of 'displaying families' as a new way to understand contemporary family and personal life, addressing how, in a world of fluid relationships, family life must not only be 'done' but also be 'seen to be done'.

  • Displaying Families

    Displaying Families

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349319312

    This edited collection uses the concept of 'displaying families' as a new way to understand contemporary family and personal life, addressing how, in a world of fluid relationships, family life must not only be 'done' but also be 'seen to be done'.

  • East Asian Mothers in Britain

    East Asian Mothers in Britain
    av Hyun-Joo Lim

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319756349

    How do Chinese, Japanese and Korean mothers in Britain make sense of their motherhood and employment? What are the intersecting factors that shape these women’s identities, experiences and stories? Contributing further to the continuing discou…

  • Home, Materiality, Memory and Belonging

    Home, Materiality, Memory and Belonging
    av Rachel Hurdley

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230230286

    Assembling Mass Observation Archive material with historiographies of family, house and nation from ancient-Greece to present-day Europe, China and America, this book contributes to current debates on identity, belonging, memory and material culture…

  • Family Practices in South Asian Muslim Families

    Family Practices in South Asian Muslim Families
    av H. Becher

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349361724

    Despite the growing multi-faith and multi-ethnic nature of Britain, there is insufficient knowledge about diversity in family practices across ethno-religious groups. This book fills that gap, exploring family practices – values, roles, relati…

  • Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption

    Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption
    av Riitta Hoegbacka

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349706945

    This book looks at the simultaneous processes of making and un-making of families that are part of the adoption practice. Whereas most studies on transnational adoption concentrate on the adoptive family, the author identifies not only the happy occ…

  • Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption

    Global Families, Inequality and Transnational Adoption
    av Riitta Hoegbacka

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137524744

    This book looks at the simultaneous processes of making and un-making of families that are part of the adoption practice. Whereas most studies on transnational adoption concentrate on the adoptive family, the author identifies not only the happy occ…

  • Pure Fatherhood and the Hollywood Family Film

    Pure Fatherhood and the Hollywood Family Film
    av Denise McNulty Norton

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030716479

    This book maps father failure and redemption through three decades of Hollywood family films, revealing how libertarian notions that align agency with autonomy lead to new conflicts for the contemporary father. The films find resolution to these con…

  • Household Divisions of Labour

    Household Divisions of Labour
    av E. Birch

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230201583

    This book investigates the extent of gender inequality in the division of labour in the modern household. Through comparisons of the time allocations of single couple families without children, couple families with children and lone parents, a compr…

  • Love, Marriage and Intimacy among Gujarati Indians

    Love, Marriage and Intimacy among Gujarati Indians
    av Katherine Twamley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349451487

    This book compares understandings and experiences of love and intimacy of one distinct cultural group – Gujarati Indians – born and brought up in two different countries. In a rapidly globalizing world, this comparative ethnographic stud…

  • Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe

    Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe
    av Riitta Jallinoja

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349329472

    Instead of seeing the family as a 'monolithic' entity, as though separate from its surroundings, this new approach draws attention to assemblages of various types that in different constellations and through different transactions relate people to e…

  • Gender, Class and Food

    Gender, Class and Food
    av Julie M. Parsons

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137476401

    Everyday foodways are a powerful means of drawing boundaries between social groups and defining who we are and where we belong. This book draws upon auto/biographical food narratives and emphasises the power of everyday foodways in maintaining and r…

  • Gender, Class and Food

    Gender, Class and Food
    av Julie M. Parsons

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349561629

    Everyday foodways are a powerful means of drawing boundaries between social groups and defining who we are and where we belong. This book draws upon auto/biographical food narratives and emphasises the power of everyday foodways in maintaining and r…

  • Grandfathers

    Grandfathers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137563378

    This is the first book to bring together international scholars from around the world and from a wide variety of disciplines, to discover what is known about grandfathers and analyse the impact of close involvement with their grandchildren. Within t…

  • Inter-generational Financial Giving and Inequality

    Inter-generational Financial Giving and Inequality
    av Karen Rowlingson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349950461

    This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of 21st century families in Britain through an exploration of intergenerational relationships. Drawing on new and extensive quantitative and qualitative research, the authors explore the givi…

  • Home and Sexuality

    Home and Sexuality
    av Rachael M Scicluna

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137460370

    This book explores the meanings and experiences of home among a group of lesbians who over the past five decades have sought to create alternative intimate and public living spaces. The protagonists who enact the ethnographic narrative are a small g…

  • Fathering, Masculinity and the Embodiment of Care

    Fathering, Masculinity and the Embodiment of Care
    av Gillian Ranson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137455888

    Many fathers are now providing hands-on, engaged care to babies and young children. This book draws on observations of, and interviews with, caregiving fathers, as well as analyses of fathers' memoirs and online blogs, to examine fathers' caregiving…

  • Making Multicultural Families in Europe

    Making Multicultural Families in Europe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030096472

    This edited collection explores family relations in two types of 'migrant families' in Europe: mixed families and transnational families. Based on in-depth qualitative fieldwork and large surveys, the contributors analyse gender and intergenerationa…

  • Researching Intimacy in Families

    Researching Intimacy in Families
    av J. Gabb

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349358007

    An incisive engagement with the subject of intimacy and interpersonal relationships and the methods used to research families and personal life, this book introduces readers to contemporary conceptual and methodological frameworks for understanding…

  • Couple Relationships in the 21st Century

    Couple Relationships in the 21st Century
    av J. Gabb

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137434425

    Who and how we love may be changing but our desire to be in a relationship endures. This book presents an incisive account of how couples experience, understand and sustain long-term relationships, exploring the emotional, practical and biographical…

  • Negotiating Fatherhood

    Negotiating Fatherhood
    av Thomas Fletcher

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030197834

    Winner of the Leisure Studies Association's Outstanding Book Prize This book examines the tensions and ambivalences which men encounter as they negotiate contemporary expectations of fatherhood and fulfill their own expectations of what it means to…

  • Negotiating Fatherhood

    Negotiating Fatherhood
    av Thomas Fletcher

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030197865

    Winner of the Leisure Studies Association's Outstanding Book Prize This book examines the tensions and ambivalences which men encounter as they negotiate contemporary expectations of fatherhood and fulfill their own expectations of what it means to…

  • Fertility Rates and Population Decline

    Fertility Rates and Population Decline

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137030382

    While many worry about population overload, this book highlights the dramatic fall in fertility rates globally exploring questions such as why are parents having fewer babies? Will this lead to population decline? What will be the impact of a world…

  • Marriage Migration and Integration

    Marriage Migration and Integration
    av Katharine Charsley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030402518

    This book provides the first sustained empirical evidence on the relationships between marriage migration and processes of integration, focusing on two of the largest British ethnic minority groups involved in these kinds of transnational marriages…

  • Marriage Migration and Integration

    Marriage Migration and Integration

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030402549

    This book provides the first sustained empirical evidence on the relationships between marriage migration and processes of integration, focusing on two of the largest British ethnic minority groups involved in these kinds of transnational marriages…

  • Families and Personal Networks

    Families and Personal Networks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349957781

    This book critically assesses the main features of the modernization of family life and personal relationships by examining and comparing three European countries with different social and political pathways: Portugal, Switzerland and Lithuania. Dra…

  • Family Practices in South Asian Muslim Families

    Family Practices in South Asian Muslim Families
    av H. Becher

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230549272

    Despite the growing multi-faith and multi-ethnic nature of Britain, there is insufficient knowledge about diversity in family practices across ethno-religious groups. This book fills that gap, exploring family practices – values, roles, relati…

  • Divorce, Families and Emotion Work

    Divorce, Families and Emotion Work
    av Elena Moore

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137438218

    “This book is a carefully researched, clearly written, very important contribution to our understanding of divorce.” —Arlie Hochschild, University of California, USA“This rich, evidence-informed narrative provides a frank, &#…

  • Divorce, Families and Emotion Work

    Divorce, Families and Emotion Work
    av Elena Moore

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349683666

    “This book is a carefully researched, clearly written, very important contribution to our understanding of divorce.” —Arlie Hochschild, University of California, USA“This rich, evidence-informed narrative provides a frank, &#…

  • Love and Intimacy in Online Cross-Cultural Relationships

    Love and Intimacy in Online Cross-Cultural Relationships
    av Wilasinee Pananakhonsab

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319351186

    This book challenges assumptions about the motivations that drive women from relatively poor, developing countries to use intermarriage dating sites to find partners from relatively wealthy, developed countries. It is generally assumed that economic…

  • Relative Strangers: Family Life, Genes and Donor Conception

    Relative Strangers: Family Life, Genes and Donor Conception
    av Petra Nordqvist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137297662

    With reproductive medical technologies becoming more accessible, assisted donor conception is raising new and important questions about family life. Using in-depth interviews the authors explore the lived reality of donor conception and offer insigh…

  • Relative Strangers: Family Life, Genes and Donor Conception

    Relative Strangers: Family Life, Genes and Donor Conception
    av Petra Nordqvist

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137297631

    With reproductive medical technologies becoming more accessible, assisted donor conception is raising new and important questions about family life. Using in-depth interviews the authors explore the lived reality of donor conception and offer insigh…