This accessible introductory text provides students who are encountering the sociology of the family for the first time with a systematic way of thinking about the subject based on a core set of analytical questions. It blends theory with empirical examples drawn from all over the world, thus offering valuable insights into the differences and commonalities between families in quite diverse social and cultural contexts.
The reality is that more peoplebut especially men in their primeare out of work than ever before. Nicholas Eberstadt, Americas leading demographer and political economist who holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the Amearican Enterprise Institute, exposes this reality with fresh, detailed demographic data. He concludes that there is a new population of menbeyond the employed and unemployedthat are unemployed but not looking for work. Men Without Work pays particular attention to this last groupwho are they? Why are they not looking for work? And how has the welfare state influenced, contributed to, or even exacerbated the reality of this new class of men? The Secret History of Our Streets explores six roads spread across inner London - from Camberwell, Holland Park and Islington to Shoreditch, Deptford and Bermondsey - through the experiences of the people who lived there. Stories of poverty and violence, faith, love and hope, this is an intimate examination of our capital and the changing lives of its Sociology of Family Life pdf inhabitants. The history of over a hundred years of social change, this is the untold history of the sreets beneath our feet. You'll never look at your own street the same way again.
Author: David Cheal,
Number of Pages: 208 pages
Published Date: 06 Sep 2002
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Country: Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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