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Title Changing Britain : families and households in the 1990s / edited by Susan McRae
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.850941 Mcr/Cbf  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 487 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: family and household change in Britain / Susan McRae -- I. Britain in Context. 2. Britain's place in Europe's population / David Coleman and Tarani Chandola. 3. Family change: revolution or backlash in attitudes? / Jacqueline Scott. 4. Forecasting British families into the twenty-first century / Mike Murphy and Duolao Wang -- II. Kinship in the 1990s. 5. Kinship and friendship: attitudes and behaviour in Britain, 1986-1995 / Francis McGlone, Alison Park and Ceridwen Roberts. 6. Living away from relatives: kinship and geographical reasoning / Jennifer Mason. 7. The transnational character of Caribbean kinship in Britain / Harry Goulborne -- III. Older People's Lives. 8. Intergenerational perspectives on family and household change in mid- and later life in England and Wales / Emily Grundy. 9. Older people in three urban areas: household composition, kinship, and social networks / Chris Phillipson, Miriam Bernard and Judith Phillips / [et al.]
10. The impact of family change on older people: the case of stepfamilies / Joanna Bornat, Brian Dimmock and David Jones / [et al.] -- IV. New Ways of Living. 11. Living alone: evidence from England and Wales and France for the last two decades / Ray Hall, Philip E. Ogden and Catherine Hill. 12. Families of choice: autonomy and mutuality in non-heterosexual relationships / Jeffrey Weeks, Brian Heaphy and Catherine Donovan -- V. Young Motherhood. 13. Family influences on teenage fertility / Kaye Wellings and Jane Wadsworth. 14. Teenage mothers: decisions and outcomes / Isobel Allen and Shirley Bourke Dowling. 15. Becoming a single mother / Richard Berthoud, Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson -- VI. Divorce and After. 16. Who divorces? / Kathleen Kiernan and Ganka Mueller. 17. Non-resident fathers in Britain / Jonathan Bradshaw, Carol Stimson and Christine Skinner / [et al.]. 18. The residential mobility of divorced people / Robin Flowerdew, Alaa Al-Hamad and Lynn Hayes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Families -- Great Britain.
Single-parent families -- Great Britain.
Stepfamilies -- Great Britain.
Unmarried couples -- Great Britain.
Living alone -- Great Britain.
Kinship -- Great Britain.
Author McRae, Susan.
LC no. 99024527
ISBN 0198296363 cased
0198296371 paperback