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New Times - New Families

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ISBN-10: 1402004818

ISBN-13: 9781402004810

Edition: 2002

Authors: Victoria Carrington

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This work reframes the nuclear family in a way that will challenge traditional theorisations. It takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey towards a new kind of family.
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 161
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
Contextualizing Family
Reconstituting Traditional Family
Introduction
Neoliberal reconstitution of `traditional' family in Australia
Apolitical Accounts of the Family-
Introduction
Social Darwinism
Structural Functionalism and the nuclear family
Systems theory
The pre-1970s politicized family
Introduction
Patriarchy and the Western nuclear family-a gift rom God
Marxist approaches
Feminist theory and the family
Critiques from within: Post-1970s modernist critiques and the nuclear narrative
Introduction
An ecosystemic analysis of the nuclear family
Wilden's family
Habitus and symbolic violence
Oedipus and colonization
From Fordist Keynesianism to Neoliberal New Economies
The Boom Years: 1945-1973
Introduction
Nation building
The Keynesian social contract
Family narratives
Capitalism after 1973
Introduction
Ater 1973
The Information Society-fast, late, globalizing capitalism
New Times: New Families
Ethnicity and Race to Interethnicity
Introduction
Interethnicity and Globalization
Introduction
The Australian Context
A generational shift
Geographies of interethnicity
Globalization, Family and Community
Introduction
Globalization and community
Imagined community
Glocalization
New ethnicities and old framings
Symbolic Violence: The shape(ing) of things to come
Introduction
The nationstate response
Landscaping `Family'
Introduction
Conclusion
Reference List
Index