Contemporary Issues in Family Studies : Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World, Hardback Book

Contemporary Issues in Family Studies : Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World Hardback

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This volume tackles key issues in the changing nature of family life from a global perspective, and is essential reading for those studying and working with families. * Covers changes in couple relationships and the challenges these pose; parenting practices and their implications for child development; key contemporary global issues, such as migration, poverty, and the internet, and their impact on the family; and the role of the state in supporting family relationships * Includes a stellar cast of international contributors such as Paul Amato and John Coleman, and contributions from leading experts based in North Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand * Discusses topics such as cohabitation, divorce, single-parent households, same-sex partnerships, fertility, and domestic violence * Links research and practice and provides policy recommendations at the end of each chapter

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