Families: Changing Trends in Canada: Changing Trends in Canada, Sixth Edition by Maureen Baker

Families: Changing Trends in Canada: Changing Trends in Canada, Sixth Edition

byMaureen Baker

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Maureen Baker is an established researcher, and has continued to assemble a diverse cross-section of specialists in Sociology of the Family, providing students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the study of the family. Through current data and strong emphasis on integrating theoretical perspectives, the sixth edition continues its long-standing place in the market.

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Professor Maureen Baker is the Head of the Sociology Department at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She received her first two degrees from the University of Toronto and her doctorate in Sociology from the University of Alberta in 1975. Since then, she has taught in several Canadian universities, including the University of T...
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Title:Families: Changing Trends in Canada: Changing Trends in Canada, Sixth EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9.2 × 7.1 × 0.5 inPublished:January 16, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070968861

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Introduction to Family Sociology (Maureen Baker)

Chapter 2: Conceptualizing Families: Theoretical Frameworks (Meg Luxton)

Chapter 3: Canadian Families in the Past: The Decline of the Patriarchal Family (Maureen Baker)

Chapter 4: Partnering, Cohabitation and Marriage (Sue J. Wilson)

Chapter 5: Childhood and Child-Rearing (Glenda Wall)

Chapter 6: Paid and Unpaid Work: How do Families Divide Their Labour? (Gillian Ranson)

Chapter 7: Ethnicity, Immigration and Family Life (Patrizia Albanese)

Chapter 8: Divorce and Repartnering (Zheng Wu and Christoph Schimmele)

Chapter 9: Patterns of Violence in the Family (Walter S. DeKeseredy)

Chapter 10: Strengthening Families? The State and Family Policies (Maureen Baker)

Chapter 11: The Family Lives of Middle-Aged and Elderly in Canada (Susan A. McDaniel)

Chapter 12: Conclusions: Social Influences On Family Research, Patterns And Practices (Maureen Baker)