Global Families

Global Families
Author : Meg Wilkes Karraker
Publisher : SAGE
Total Pages : 271
Release : 2012-05-08
ISBN 10 : 9781412998635
ISBN 13 : 1412998638
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Families Book Description:

In Global Families, author Meg Karraker provides family scholars with a methodical introduction to the interdisciplinary field of globalization. Global Families then examines the ways in which globalization impinges on families throughout the world in four major areas: demographic transitions, world-wide culture, international violence, and transnational employment. The book concludes with a discussion of supra-national policies and other efforts to position families in this global landscape.


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