Sociology Reference Guide: The Concepts of Family Dynamic, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834862
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834865
  • DDC: 306.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 111 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers a comprehensive overview of sociology as it applies to the concepts of family dynamic. This body of essays starts by introducing different types of family structures and continues with analyses of marriage and residential patterns. The final focus of the collection turns to the complexities of international adoption, issues of child abuse, and the various theories of family function.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Family Structures.
2: Balancing Work & Family.
3: Family Gender Roles.
4: Multiracial Families.
5: Alternative Family Structures.
6: Multigenerational Families.
7: The Single-Parent Household.
8: Marriage Patterns.
9: Residential Patterns.
10: International Adoption.
11: Family & Relationships: Child Abuse.
12: Family Functions: Social-Conflict Analysis.
13: Family Functions: A Structural-Functional Analysis.
14: Family Functions: Symbolic Interactionism.
15: Feminist Theories of the Family.
16: Patterns of Descent & Inheritance.