Family and Marriage - Cross Cultural Perspectives

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Family and Marriage

Cross Cultural Perspectives

By: K. Ishwaran

This work on the family brings a unique cross-cultural perspective to one of society's fundamental institutions. At the end of each chapter are technical terms with definitions, questions for further study, suggested readings and films.

ISBN 978-1-55077-036-0
Edition First
Year 1990
Page Count 384

$ 36.95

Table of Contents

CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

  • Introduction: Some Issues and Contexts in Family Studies, K. Ishwaran, York University
  • Family Studies: An Historical Account, K. Ishwaran, York University
  • The Meanings of Family Life: Theoretical Approaches and Theory Models, David Cheal, University of Winnipeg
  • Family Patterns and Contemporary Global Trends, Stanley R. Barrett, University of Guelph
THE FAMILY AND SOCIAL CHANGE
  • Alternate Lifestyles: Variations in Household Forms and Family Consciousness, Jacqueline A. Gibbons, York University
  • Women, The Family and Change, Susannah J. Wilson, Oasis Management Consultants, Long Beach, California
THE SOCIALIZATION PROCESS
  • Gender Role Socialization, Charlene Thacker, University of Winnipeg
  • Socialization Beyond Childhood, Frank A. Fasick, University of Waterloo
  • Love and Marriage, Daniel Albas and Cheryl Mills Albas, University of Manitoba
  • Sexuality and Marriage, Daniel Albas and Cheryl Mills Albas, University of Manitoba
  • Patterns of Mate Selection, G.N. Ramu, University of Manitoba
  • Mate Selection: A Theoretical Perspective, Jarmila L.A. Horna, University of Calgary
THE MARITAL SYSTEM
  • Marriage: A Developing Process, James M. White, University of British Columbia
  • Power and Authority in the Family, M.B. Brinkerhoff and Eugen Lupri, University of Calgary
  • Marital Roles in Transition, Nancy Mandell, York University
FAMILIAL DISORGANIZATION AND REORGANIZATION
  • Divorce, John F. Peters, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Violence in the Family, Peter Chimbos, Brescia College, University of Western Ontario
  • Family and Leisure, Jarmila L.A. Horna, University of Calgary
  • Families in Poverty, Carol AgĀ¢cs, University of Western Ontario
POSTSCRIPT
  • The Family of Today and Tomorrow, Paul C. Glick, Arizona State University