1. Work, Employment and the Household.
2. Family and Stratification.
5. The Body.
6. Time and Space.
'Morgan's comprehensive, judicious account of developments in the sociology of the family should be on every lecturer's and student's bookshelf.' Chris Harris, University College of Swansea
'David Morgan ... is one of leading scholars in the field of the sociology of the family. Family Connections is well structured and its themes are easy to follow. Morgan's knowledge of this field is impressive, and the book offers an excellent overview of how family matters are woven into a multitude of areas in social life. The book is highly informative and reflects the state of the art in today's family sociology.' Acta Sociologica
'Well-researched text ... Morgan writes well; the density of the material presented has been made very readable. For someone wanting a look at the latest in the social analysis of how families are defined at the political level, the social function of the family and the individuals within them it offers a variety of informed ideas with references to the relevant literature.' Journal of Paediatrics of Health Care
* It covers the long-established debates, such as the changing nature of the family and the relation between family life and the sphere of work, and new areas of investigations, such as the sociology of the body, time and space, food and home.