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Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life

Stepfamilies

Authors: Allan, G., Crow, G., Hawker, S.

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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.

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.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-13

    Allan, Graham (et al.)

  • Analysing Stepfamilies

    Pages 14-39

    Allan, Graham (et al.)

  • Case Illustrations

    Pages 40-64

    Allan, Graham (et al.)

  • Family Boundaries

    Pages 65-84

    Allan, Graham (et al.)

  • Stepmothering Stepchildren

    Pages 85-117

    Allan, Graham (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Stepfamilies
Authors
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
978-0-230-30867-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230308671
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-0492-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-32408-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50961-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 197
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