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
- Publication Date: 14/02/1996
- Category: Gender studies: women
- ISBN: 9780803973961