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The Family in Question: Changing Households and Familiar Ideologies

The Family in Question: Changing Households and Familiar Ideologies (Hardback)

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After a decade of Thatcherism, rising illegitimacy and the moral panic over child sexual abuse, the family is more of a political issue than ever. But is it 'the family' that is in crisis, or family ideology? In this revised edition of an important and controversial book, Diana Gittins adds to a broad range of historical, anthropological and feminist evidence, a new chapter on child sexual abuse.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesWelfare & benefit systemsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationships Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 23/01/1993 ISBN-13: 9780333545690  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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DIANA GITTINS worked in higher education for ten years. She is the author of Fair Sex (Hutchinson, 1982) and a number of articles and essays on gender, families and childhood. She works as a consultant to the Open University and also writes poetry and fiction.

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