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Shifting the Center Understanding Contemporary Families

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ISBN-10: 1506368271

ISBN-13: 9781506368276

Edition: 5th 2019

Authors: Susan J. Ferguson

List price: $118.95
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Shifting the Center: Understanding the Contemporary Family  5e is a popular anthology of readings used in Sociology of Family and Marriages/Families/Intimate Relationship courses. It′s editor, Susan Ferguson, brings together selections written by leading family researchers and drawn from a variety of scholarly sources, including articles from the leading family journals and excerpts from number of classic book-length studies. The TOC follows the same scope and sequence as the leading family survey texts.
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Book details

List price: $118.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/14/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Susan Ferguson is Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, where she has taught for almost 20 years. Ferguson regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, and her critically acclaimed anthology, Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology (McGraw-Hill, 2010) is used in introductory classes around the country. Ferguson also teaches courses on the family, medical sociology, the Sociology of the Body, and a new seminar on social inequality and identity. Ferguson has published in all of these areas, including the research collection, Breast Cancer: Society Shapes an Epidemic (with co-editor Anne Kasper, Palgrave, 2000), and Shifting the Center: Understanding Contemporary Families…