Future Families (Innbundet)

Diverse Forms, Rich Possibilities

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Antall sider: 312
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470674451
Omtale Future Families
Future Families explores the variety of family forms which characterize our contemporary culture, while addressing the implications of these increasingly diverse family units on child development.
Reveals the diversity of new family forms based on the most current research on fathers, same-gender parents, new reproductive technologies, and immigrant familiesIllustrates that children and adults can thrive in a variety of non-traditional family formsShows the interrelatedness of new trends in family organization through the common themes of embedded families and caregiving in community and cultural contextsFeatures an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from works in areas that include child development, family studies, sociology, cross-cultural scholarship, ethnic studies, biology, neuroscience, anthropology and even architectureSets an agenda for future research in the area of families by identifying important gaps in our knowledge about families and parenting

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