Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)
Publication Date: April 27, 2012
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A Sociology of Family Life queries notions of moral decline by revealing a remarkable persistence of commitment and reciprocity across cultures in traditional and new family relations. This insightful and innovative work examines factors such as gender, race, ethnic identity and new sexual lifestyles in relation to cultural customs, government policies and social inequalities.
Global dimensions of intimate life are explored, including the
impact of population policies on fertility in several nations;
ethical dilemmas associated with reproductive technologies among
different cultures; interdependencies between rich and poor nations
through the globalization of domestic care; and transnational
marriage strategies. This book will be indispensable for students
across the social sciences interested in change in intimate
Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title