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Current Widowhood : Myths & Realities, Paperback / softback Book

Current Widowhood : Myths & Realities Paperback / softback

Part of the Understanding Families Series series


This unique textbook synthesizes the information available on the topic of widowhood, presenting and then debunking a number of myths surrounding widowhood.

The book begins with a definition of basic concepts, followed by a comparative and historical perspective on the situation of widows in several countries and selected communities in the United States.

It then explores a range of subjects and issues including emotions, identity, roles and external relationships of widows from cross-cultural perspectives.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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  • Category: Gender studies: women
  • ISBN: 9780803973961



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