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Title Families in a global context / edited by Charles B. Hennon, Stephan M. Wilson.
Imprint New York : Routledge, c2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  HQ515 .F3444 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # HQ515 .F3444 2008
Phys. Description xxiv, 596 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-576) and index.
Contents Familes in global context: understanding diversity through comparative analysis / Charles B. Hennon, Stephan M. Wilson -- The family in Wales: change and transformation / Sandra Betts, Graham Day -- Diversity of families in Sweden / Jan Trost -- Diversity in families: Germany / Bruno Hildenbrand -- Stress and coping among Romanian families in the post-communist period / Livia Popescu, Maria Roth -- Family, Italian-style / Rossela Palomba -- Family patterns in Sierra Leona / Tom-Spencer -Walters -- Families and households in South Africa / Susan Ziehl -- Family diversity in Kenya / Lucy W. Ngige, Alice N. Ondigi, Stephan M. Wilson -- The family in Turkey: the battleground of the modern and the traditional / Dilek Cindoglu ... [et al.] -- Family and family change in Iran / Akbar Aghajanian -- Family and tradition in modern India / Duleep C. Desosthale, Charles B. Hennon -- Chinese family-developments and changes / Aimin Wang -- The family in the Philippines / Belen T. G. Medina -- Australian Families: social and demographic patterns / David de Vaus -- Brazilian families in the confrontation between hierarchy and equality / Maria Lúcia M. Afonso -- Mexican families: sociocultural and demographic patterns / Rosario Esteinou -- Family, marriage, and households in Cuba / Ana Vera Estrada, Teresa Diaz Canals -- Emerging trends for family scholarship across societies / Stephan M. Wilson, Charles B. Hennon.
Subject Families -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Author Hennon, Charles B.
Wilson, Stephan M.
ISBN 9780789027078 (alk. paper)
0789027070 (alk. paper)
9780789027085 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0789027089 (pbk. : alk. paper)