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© 2011

Stepfamilies

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 1-13
  3. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 14-39
  4. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 40-64
  5. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 65-84
  6. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 85-117
  7. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 118-138
  8. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 139-165
  9. Graham Allan, Graham Crow, Sheila Hawker
    Pages 166-182
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 183-197

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on recent developments within the sociology of family life, this book examines family connection and solidarity within different stepfamily networks, focusing on relationships from a kinship perspective and using case studies of people's experiences to explore how family connection is constructed within different stepfamilies.

Keywords

children Familie methods Othering sociology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of SouthamptonUK

About the authors

GRAHAM ALLAN Professor of Sociology at Keele University, UK. His research interests focus on informal relationships, including friendships, family ties, and community sociology. He has published widely in these areas and is co-editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life book series.
 
GRAHAM CROW Professor of Sociology at the University of Southampton, UK and Deputy Director of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods. His research and teaching interests include family and community sociology, sociological theory, comparative sociology, and research methods.
 
SHEILA HAWKER A qualitative researcher who has worked on numerous projects concerned with families, older people, and end of life care. Her research interests include family sociology, quality of life in health care and qualitative research methods. She is Co-Director of C&S Academic Services, a company specialising in qualitative social and health services research.

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