Families in Flux

Families in Flux


Amy Swerdlow, Renate Bridenthal, Joan Kelly, and Phyllis Vine
Challenging the concepts of the "typical" family, the authors illustrate the diversity of household forms and kinship ties throughout history and in the present.

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ISBN: 9780935312690
Publication Date: 01-01-1993

Families in Flux explores the social, political, emotional, and economic functions of the family as well as the importance of gender, class, race, and culture in shaping it. A variety of families are described, and provocative questions are raised about families of the future.