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Families In Flux : Women's Lives/Womens Work - Amy Swerdlow

Families In Flux

Women's Lives/Womens Work

Paperback Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780935312690
Number Of Pages: 170

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Challenging the concepts of the "typical" family, the authors illustrate the diversity of household forms and kinship ties throughout history and in the present. Peeilng away layers of emotion and idealogy, they explore 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 contemporary family forms-nuclear, single parent, communal-are described, and provocative questions raised abotu families of the future.

ISBN: 9780935312690
ISBN-10: 0935312692
Series: Women's Lives/Womens Work
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 170
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised