Political Science

Living Alone

Author: Lynn Jamieson

Publisher: Springer

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Category: Political Science

Page: 305

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Exploring the growing global trend of solo living, this highly original study addresses core debates about contemporary social change in the context of globalization, including individualization and connection, the future of family formation, consumption and identities, belonging and 'community', living arrangements and sustainability.
Social Science

Understanding Children's Personal Lives and Relationships

Author: Hayley Davies

Publisher: Springer

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Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Informed by ethnographic research with children, Davies offers new sociological insights into children's personal relationships, as well as closely examining methodological approaches to researching with children and researching relationships.
Social Science

Love, Marriage and Intimacy among Gujarati Indians

Author: Katherine Twamley

Publisher: Springer

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Category: Social Science

Page: 199

View: 747

This book compares understandings and experiences of love and intimacy of one distinct cultural group – Gujarati Indians – born and brought up in two different countries. In a rapidly globalizing world, this comparative ethnographic study explores how the context in which we are brought up shapes our most intimate attachments and family lives.
Psychology

Relative Strangers: Family Life, Genes and Donor Conception

Author: Petra Nordqvist

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 578

With reproductive medical technologies becoming more accessible, assisted donor conception is raising new and important questions about family life. Using in-depth interviews the authors explore the lived reality of donor conception and offer insights into the complexities of these new family relationships.