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Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life

Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe

Rules and Practices of Relatedness

Authors: Jallinoja, Riitta

Editors: Widmer, E. (Ed.)

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Instead of seeing the family as a 'monolithic' entity, as though separate from its surroundings, this new approach draws attention to assemblages of various types that in different constellations and through different transactions relate people to each other as families and kin.

About the authors

ELISABETH BECK-GERNSHEIM is Visiting Professor at NTNU/Trondheim, Norway LAURA BERNARDI is Professor of Demography and Sociology of Life Course, Director of the Laboratory for Life Course Studies and Deputy Director of the National Centre for Competence in Research 'LIVES' at Lausanne University, Switzerland ROBERTA BONINI is a Lecturer in Social Policy and Quantitative Methodology at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy IVAN DE CARLO is a PhD Student and Lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Geneva University, Switzerland ANNA-MAIJA CASTRÉN is Docent and a Research Fellow at the Department of Social Research (sociology), Helsinki University, Finland ANTÒNIA GOMILA works at the Department of Philosophy, University of the Balearic Islands ROLAND HAURI is working on his doctoral thesis and is a research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Practical Theology, Bern University, Switzerland ANDREAS HIRSELAND is a Senior Researcher at the Department 'Joblessness and Social Inclusion', Institute for Employment Research (IAB), the German Federal Employment Agency (BA), in Nuremberg, Germany RIITTA HÖGBACKA is a Lecturer and Postdoctoral Scholar at the Department of Social Research (sociology), Helsinki University, Finland and a Visiting Scholar at California University, Berkeley, USA SYLVIA KEIM is a Research Scientist at Rostock University, Germany FLORENCE MAILLOCHON is a Sociologist at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS; Centre Maurice Halbwachs; ERIS) in Paris, France SARA MAZZUCCHELLI is a Sociologist and a Research Fellow at the Athenaeum Centre for Family Research and Studies, Catholic University of Milan, Italy ANNA OPPO was previously Professor of Sociology at Gagliari University, Italy, but is now retired GIOVANNA ROSSI is Full Professor of Family Sociology at Catholic University of Milan, Italy CAROLINE RUINER is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Augsburg University, Germany WERNER SCHNEIDER is Professor of Sociology at Augsburg University, Germany CAROL SMART is Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life at Manchester University, UK DANA SÝKOROVÁ is Docent/Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Studies, Ostrava University and the Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic ULRIKE ZARTLER is an Assistant at the Institute of Sociology, Vienna University, Austria

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Jallinoja, Riitta (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Relationality and Socio-Cultural Theories of Family Life

    Smart, Carol

    Pages 13-28

  • Making Family at a Wedding: Bilateral Kinship and Equality

    Maillochon, Florence (et al.)

    Pages 31-44

  • Christmas Celebration, an Annual Family Gathering

    Hauri, Roland

    Pages 45-62

  • Family Photographs: Putting Families on Display

    Gomila, Antònia

    Pages 63-77

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Softcover $107.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe
Book Subtitle
Rules and Practices of Relatedness
Authors
Editors
  • E. Widmer
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30745-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230307452
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28428-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32947-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 278
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