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The Family By Liz Steel

The Family by Liz Steel

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Summary

This work updates the sociology of the family using contemporary theoretical perspectives and key concepts. It concentrates on understanding the role of the family in society and sociology, providing opportunities for the evaluation of sociological theories themselves.

The Family Summary

The Family by Liz Steel

This work updates the sociology of the family using contemporary theoretical perspectives and key concepts. It concentrates on understanding the role of the family in society and sociology, providing opportunities for the evaluation of sociological theories themselves. The b ook provides a wide range of classroom and individual exercises which seek to develop students' interpretive, analytical and evaluative skills. There are also plenty of examination questions included, with sample answers and useful guidance for students.

About Liz Steel

LIZ STEEL is Head of Humanities and Social Science at Halifax New College and has long-standing experience as a Senior Examiner for the Associated Examining Board. She has taught sociology and psychology at both school and undergraduate level and has played a significant role in the development of the new post-2000 A/AS level syllabus. WARREN KIDD is an experienced teacher of Sociology and is Head of Sociology at Highsted School in Kent. He is a vice-president of the Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences (ATSS) and the author of Culture and Identity (forthcoming in the Skills-Based Sociology series).

Table of Contents

Introducing the Sociology of the Family The Nature of the Family Functionalist Theories Marxist and Feminist Theories Ideology, Discourse and the 'Dark Side' of Family Life The Impact of Industrialisation - Changes in Family Structure Family Roles, Marriage and Relationships Family Diversity Changing Patterns of Marriage and Divorce Changing Generations The Family and Social Policy Bibliography

Additional information

GOR002253576
9780333689721
0333689720
The Family by Liz Steel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2000-11-17
272
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