Displaying Families

A New Concept for the Sociology of Family Life

  • Esther Dermott
  • Julie Seymour

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Evaluating the Concept

  3. Applying the Concept

  4. Afterword

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 206-231

About this book


This edited collection uses the concept of 'displaying families' as a new way to understand contemporary family and personal life, addressing how, in a world of fluid relationships, family life must not only be 'done' but also be 'seen to be done'.


care children Familie gender Institution Internet methods sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Esther Dermott
    • 1
  • Julie Seymour
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BristolUK
  2. 2.University of HullUK

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