Researching Families and Communities: Social and Generational Change
Taylor & Francis, Apr 29, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
Recent years have seen a concern with how family and community relationships have changed across the generations, whether for better or worse, and particularly how they have been affected by social and economic developments. But how can we think about and research the nature of the present in relation to the past and vice versa?
Researching Families and Communities: Social and Generational Change explores the concepts and perspectives that guide research and the methods used to explore change during the last half of the twentieth century and into the new millennium. It highlights the complexities of continuities alongside change, the importance of the perspectives that shape investigation, and the need to engage with situated data. This edited text includes contributions from experts in their field who:
This book will appeal to academics and students interested in family and community across a range of social science disciplines, and to those in the social research field.