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Key Concepts in Family Studies

By Jane Ribbens McCarthy and Rosalind Edwards

Abstract

Taken from the book to be published by Sage in December 2010, this document provides the Introduction to the book, in which the authors discuss issues in Family Studies as a contemporary field of academic and professional work. Their discussion includes: some of the different positions adopted by researchers towards the use of the language of 'family'; the broad themes generally included in this field of study; and dilemmas in evaluations of, and interventions in, family lives

Publisher: Sage
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:oro.open.ac.uk:23416
Provided by: Open Research Online

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