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Author Hareven, Tamara K.

Title Families, history, and social change : life course and cross-cultural perspectives / Tamara K. Hareven
Published Boulder, Colo. ; [Great Britain] : Westview Press, 2000


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Description xxvi, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Family and Kinship: Continuity and Change. 1. The History of the Family and the Complexity of Social Change. 2. The Dynamics of Kin in an Industrial Community. 3. A Complex Relationship: Family Strategies and the Processes of Economic and Social Change -- Pt. 2. Studying Lives in Time and Place. 4. Historical Changes in Children's Network in the Family and Community. 5. Aging and Generational Relations: A Historical and Life-Course Perspective. 6. Synchronizing Individual Time, Family Time, and Historical Time. 7. The Generation in the Middle: Cohort Comparisons in Assistance to Aging Parents in an American Community. 8. Rising Above Life's Disadvantage: From the Great Depression to War. 9. Changing Images of Aging and the Social Construction of the Life Course -- Pt. 3. Comparative Perspectives. 10. Between Craft and Industry: The Subjective Reconstruction of the Life Course of Kyoto's Traditional Weavers. 11. The Festival's Work as Leisure: The Traditional Craftsmen of the Gion Festival. 12. Divorce, Chinese Style -- Pt. 4. Broader Perspectives. 13. Family Change and Historical Change: An Uneasy Relationship. 14. What Difference Does It Make?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-365) and index
Subject Families -- History.
Families -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social change.
LC no. 99038532
ISBN 0813390796 paperback
0813390877 cased