The Family in Social Context

Hardcover | April 1, 1989

byGerald R. Leslie, Sheila K. Korman

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Fully updated, this comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sociology of the family offers cross-cultural and historical coverage of a timely topic. For this new edition the authors have added a glossary, expanded and revised many of the chapters, and included a short outline at thebeginning of each chapter to provide an overview of material covered. An entirely new section on adoption has been added, and the chapter on dual career families greatly expanded.

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Fully updated, this comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sociology of the family offers cross-cultural and historical coverage of a timely topic. For this new edition the authors have added a glossary, expanded and revised many of the chapters, and included a short outline at thebeginning of each chapter to provide an overvi...

Gerald R. Leslie is at University of Florida. Sheila K. Korman is at University of Florida.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:624 pages, 9.57 × 6.73 × 1.3 inPublished:April 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195049748

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Praise for the sixth edition: "Covers a wide variety of content in a readable fashion and on that basis alone deserves its solid position among similar texts in the area."--Contemporary Psychology