The Futures of the Family

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Prentice Hall, 1995 - Families - 182 pages
This text considers what family life used to be like in other times and what it is currently like in other places. It examines positive and negative aspects of recent changes, perceptions of family, images of the family in the media and issues such as divorce and family breakdown.

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The Good News 13 The Bad News
Household Size Crowding and Privacy
What Remains the Same?

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About the author (1995)

Rex A. Lucas taught sociology at the University of Toronto during the 1960s and '70s. Apart from Minetown, his books included Men in Crisis: A Study of a Mine Disaster and (as editor with H.D. Beach) Individual and Group Behaviour in a Coal Mine Disaster. He died in 1978.
Lorne Tepperman teaches at the University of Toronto and is the author or co-author of dozens of books and research studies. He has served as president of the Canadian Sociological Association and also received the Association's Outstanding Contributions Award for his work in the field.

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