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By Charles B. Hennon,Stephan M. Wilson

examine what traits and components are influencing households globally

How are households an identical or varied all over the world? Families in an international Context places the similarities and alterations into standpoint, proposing an in-depth comparative research of relatives existence in 17 international locations around the globe. participants speak about varied international locations' relations existence by utilizing a typical framework to check significant impacts and styles. The framework permits readers to do comparative mirrored image throughout numerous international locations on a number of day-by-day dwelling parts, together with social and monetary forces similar to urbanization and modernization, adjustments in gender/courtship/spousal styles, and battle. This publication offers an informative representation of present in addition to destiny traits of relatives lifestyles all over the world.

Each bankruptcy in Families in an international Context describes general different types of relatives styles inside of every one country’s social association and tradition. very important social, monetary, political, and different developments are explored intimately, and significant ethnic, spiritual, or different subcultures are famous emphasizing marriage and kinfolk styles that fluctuate from the extra general ones. The publication is widely referenced and contains tables to obviously current info.

Countries explored in households in a world Context comprise:

  • European nations of Wales, Sweden, Germany, Romania, and Italy
  • African international locations of Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Kenya
  • Middle jap nations of Turkey and Iran
  • Asian and Oceanian nations of India, China, the Philippines, and Australia
  • Latin American nations of Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba
Topics mentioned for every kingdom in Families in a world Context comprise:

  • demographics
  • mate choice styles with an emphasis at the dynamics of couple formation
  • marital roles
  • the position and position of youngsters and parenting in households
  • socialization for gender roles
  • differences in schooling, employment, and different possibilities
  • major stressors affecting households, coping, and model
  • aging and existence expectancy matters
  • and even more!
Families in an international Context is an insightful source for researchers, educators, and complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars investigating comparative relatives subject matters of relatives lifestyles worldwide and in cultural context.

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