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American Families : A Multicultural Reader - 99 edition

American Families : A Multicultural Reader (ISBN10: 0415915740; ISBN13: 9780415915748)
ISBN13: 978-0415915748
ISBN10: 0415915740

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0415915731
ISBN10: 0415915732

Summary: This collection testifies to the extraordinary variety of families in the United States, revealing that family arrangements have always been diverse and have often been in flux. Case studies describe the wide array of family forms and values, gender roles, and parenting practices that have prevailed in different times and places for different population groups. Paying special attention to the intersections and cross-currents of class, race, and ethnicity, as well as
their differential impact on gender, sexuality, and personal identity, the contributors highlight the socioeconomic and cultural forces that affect the organization and internal dynamics of family life.

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Summary: This collection testifies to the extraordinary variety of families in the United States, revealing that family arrangements have always been diverse and have often been in flux. Case studies describe the wide array of family forms and values, gender roles, and parenting practices that have prevailed in different times and places for different population groups. Paying special attention to the intersections and cross-currents of class, race, and ethnicity, as well as their differential impact on gender, sexuality, and personal identity, the contributors highlight the socioeconomic and cultural forces that affect the organization and internal dynamics of family life.

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Edition/Copyright: 99
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Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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