Handbook of world families [electronic resource] /edited by Bert N. Adams, Jan Trost.
Contributor(s): Adams, Bert N | Trost, Jan.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 649 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452261577 (electronic bk.); 1452261571 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Families | Families -- Cross-cultural studies | Famille | Famille -- �Etudes transculturelles | Gezin | Interculturele vergelijking | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family | FamiliesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Cross-cultural studies.DDC classification: 306.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Families in Kenya / Edward K. Mburugu and Bert N. Adams -- Nigerian families / Innocent Victor Ogo Modo -- Families in South Africa / Susan C. Ziehl -- Australian families / David de Vaus -- Chinese families / Xuewen Sheng -- The contemporary Indian family / J.P. Singh -- South Korean families / Kwang-Kyu Lee -- Taiwan's families / Yu-Hua Chen and Chin-Chun Yi -- Families in Austria / Rudolf Richter and Sandra Kytir -- Belgium's families / Wilfried Dumon -- The Czech family / Ivo Mo�zn�y and Tom�a�s Katr�n�ak -- Finland's families / Hannele Forsberg -- Families in Germany / Thomas Klein and Bernhard Nauck -- Families in Hungary / Olga T�oth and Peter Somlai -- The family in Portugal : past and present / Fausto Amaro -- Scandinavian families / Jan Trost and Irene Levin -- Families in Turkey / Bernhard Nauck and Daniela Klaus -- The family in Argentina : modernity, economic crisis, and politics / Elizabeth Jelin -- Families in Cuba : from colonialism to revolution / Anne R. Roschelle, Maura I. Toro-Morn, and Elisa Facio -- The family in Puerto Rico : colonialism, industrialization, and migration / Maura I. Toro-Morn -- Families in Iran : the contemporary situation / Taghi Azadarmaki -- Families in Israel / Ruth Katz and Yoav Lavee -- Kuwait's families / Fahad Al Naser -- Families in Canada / Carol D.H. Harvey -- U.S. families / Barbara H. Settles.
Description based on print version record.
The Handbook of World Families provides a cross-cultural perspective on the family by examining family life in 25 countries worldwide. The countries included in this volume are organized by six world regions including Africa, Asia/South Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America - offering readers the most thorough and balanced cross-cultural examination of world families available. Editors Bert N. Adams and Jan Trost, along with contributions by top family studies experts from around the world, ensure reliable, cutting-edge research and perspectives.