The Family Book Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Family Book


  • Author : Todd Parr
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316187107

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The Family Book Book Description :

There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-families, one-parent families, and families with two parents of the same sex, as well as the traditional nuclear family. His quirky humor and bright, childlike illustrations will make children feel good about their families. Parents and teachers can use this book to encourage children to talk about their families and the different kinds of families that exist.

The Family Book
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Family


  • Author : Jeff Sharlet
  • Publisher : Univ. of Queensland Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Fundamentalism
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : 0702236942

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The Family Book Description :

A journalist's penetrating and controversial look at the untold story of Christian fundamentalism's most elite organisation- a self-described 'invisible' global network dedicated to a religion of power for the powerful.They are 'the Family' - fundamentalism's avant-garde, waging spiritual war in the halls of American power and around the globe. They consider themselves the 'new chosen'- congressmen, generals and foreign dictators who meet in confidential 'cells', to pray and plan for a 'leadership led by God', to be won not by force but through 'quiet diplomacy'. Jeff Sharlet is the only journalist to have reported from inside its walls. The Familyis about the other half of American fundamentalist power - not its angry masses, but its sophisticated elites. In public, they host Prayer Breakfasts; in private they preach a gospel of 'biblical capitalism', military might and American empire. Citing Hitler, Lenin and Mao as leadership models, the Family's current leader, Doug Coe, declares, 'We work with power where we can, build new power where we can't'. Part history, part investigative journalism,The Familyis a compelling account of how fundamentalism came to be interwoven with American power and the no-holds-barred economics of globalisation. No other book about the Right has exposed the Family or revealed its far-reaching impact on democracy, and no future reckoning of fundamentalism will be able to ignore it.

Bradshaw On  The Family Book
Score: 4
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Bradshaw On The Family


  • Author : John Bradshaw
  • Publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 305
  • ISBN 10 : 9781558744271

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Bradshaw On The Family Book Description :

Analyzes the structure of families, examines the unexpresssed rules used to raise children, and discusses family violence, child abuse, and dysfunctional families

In the Name of the Family Book

In the Name of the Family


  • Author : Judith Stacey
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 0807004332

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In the Name of the Family Book Description :

Prominent cultural critic Judith Stacey offers a ringing rebuttal to the rhetoric of "family values" with this powerful argument for accepting family diversity-including a strong new case for legal same-sex marriage.

The Family Book

The Family


  • Author : Liz Steel
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230369832

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The Family Book Description :

Experiences of family life can differ widely throughout society. So, can we still rely on one traditional definition of the family? And what can sociology teach us about the role and importance of the family in today's world? This new edition examines the core sociological concepts that help us to understand how and why families and households are changing. With thorough chapters that are organised around crucial topics and debates, this book: • Outlines and critiques traditional definitions of the family • Assesses shifting patterns of marriage, cohabitation and divorce • Highlights how gender roles and relationships are changing within the family • Explores what birth rates and family size can tell us about our society Part of the Skills-based Sociology series, this student-friendly text encourages readers to put their understanding into practice through a variety of useful tasks, activities and mock exam questions. It is an essential study and revision resource for all those new to family sociology.

Social Stress and the Family Book

Social Stress and the Family


  • Author : Hamilton I Mc Cubbin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-04-23
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317774525

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Social Stress and the Family Book Description :

An informative anthology of recent theory and research developments pertinent to family stress.

A Treatise on the Family Book
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

A Treatise on the Family


  • Author : Gary S. Becker
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 0674906993

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A Treatise on the Family Book Description :

Using the basic economic assumptions of maximizing behavior, stable preferences, and arid equilibria in explicit or implicit markets, Becker applies economic theory to the most sensitive and fateful personal decisions, such as choosing a spouse or having children.

Historical Anthropology of the Family Book

Historical Anthropology of the Family


  • Author : Martine Segalen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1986-11-28
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 0521276705

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Historical Anthropology of the Family Book Description :

Over the past decade or so, the social scientific sociological analysis of the family has been obliged to reconsider its traditional view that industrialisation triggered a shift within society from the 'large family', which fulfilled all social functions from socialising the children to caring for the sick and the old, to the modern nuclear family, which was regarded solely as being the locus for emotional relationships. Historians have shown that in the past there was a variety of family structures within a range of varying demographic, economic and cultural frameworks, distinctive for each society. At the same time, the interaction between sociology and social anthropology has led to a clearer conceptual analysis of that vague, polysemic term 'family'; and notions of dwelling-place, descent, marriage, the relative roles of husband and wife and parent-child relations, as well as the more general relations between generations, have in a variety of past and present social contexts been taken apart and analysed. In this book, the author synthesises European and North American historical and social anthropological material on the family that shows the reversal of the frequently held view of the family as an institution in decline, showing it instead to be both dynamic and resistant.

The Family in India Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Family in India


  • Author : A. M. Shah
  • Publisher : Orient Blackswan
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Caste
  • Pages : 173
  • ISBN 10 : 8125013067

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The Family in India Book Description :

This collection of essays on the family in India covers a wide range of theoretical methodological, substantive and policy issues. Professor Shah s work challenges many popularly held beliefs about the family in India.

The Family of Mann Book

The Family of Mann


  • Author : Theresa Rebeck
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: English drama
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN 10 : 0573695709

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