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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 4 Volume Set


£ 495.00


The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 4 Volume Set

Constance L. Shehan (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-65845-1 February 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 2280 Pages


The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection of the key concepts, trends, and processes relating to the study of families and family patterns throughout the world.

  • Offers more than 550 entries arranged A-Z
  • Includes contributions from hundreds of family scholars in various academic disciplines from around the world
  • Covers issues ranging from changing birth rates, fertility, and an aging world population to human trafficking, homelessness, famine, and genocide
  • Features entries that approach families, households, and kin networks from a macro-level and micro-level perspective
  • Covers basic demographic concepts and long-term trends across various nations, the impact of globalization on families, global family problems, and many more
  • Features in-depth examinations of families in numerous nations in several world regions
4 Volumes

Volume I

Editors vii

Contributors xi

Lexicon lxxxiii

Timeline xci

Introduction xcv

Acknowledgments xcix

Family Studies A

Volume II

Family Studies

Volume III

Family Studies

Volume IV

Family Studies