Canadian Families: Diversity, Conflict, And Change

Paperback | October 6, 2010

byNancy Mandell, Ann Duffy

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Canadian Families: Diversity, Conflict and Change, Fourth Edition is a contributed text that offers a thematic or critical exploration of families and examines the themes, contradictions and conflicts surrounding the many incarnations of the family unit. It begins with historical contexts and examines contemporary issues as they relate to gender, race, class, age, economics, sexual orientation, and violence. The family and all of its definitions are explored from a progressive and feminist approach.

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Canadian Families: Diversity, Conflict and Change, Fourth Edition is a contributed text that offers a thematic or critical exploration of families and examines the themes, contradictions and conflicts surrounding the many incarnations of the family unit. It begins with historical contexts and examines contemporary issues as they relat...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:October 6, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176442677

ISBN - 13:9780176442675

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Part One: Canadian Families in Social ContextChapter 1: Nancy Mandell and Ann Duffy, Explaining Family LivesChapter 2: Debra Langan and Deborah Davidson, Rethinking Intimate Questions: Intimacy as DiscourseChapter 3: Brian Wilson and Shannon Jette, Canadian Youth Culture: Consumption, Resistance, and RaveChapter 4: Vappu Tyyska, Immigrant and Racialized FamiliesPart Two: Living Inside FamiliesChapter 5: Janice Ristock and Catherine Taylor, LGBTQ Families in Canada: Private Lives and Public DiscourseChapter 6: Ann Duffy, Families in the New Economic TimesChapter 7: Meg Luxton and June Corman, Families at Work: Individual versus Collective Strategies for Making a LivingChapter 8: Aysan Sev'er, Marriage-Go-Around: Divorce and Remarriage in CanadaPart Three: Confronting Challenges and ChangeChapter 9: Mavis Morton, Violence in Canadian Families Across The Life Course Chapter 10: Julia Hemphill, Aging Families