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Marriage, Domestic Life and Social Change

Опубликовано на портале: 27-11-2006
Изд-во: Routledge, 1991, 288 с.
Тематический раздел:
Marriage, Domestic Life and Social Change is an important tribute to the life and work of Jacqueline Burgoyne, a leading sociologist of marriage and the family who died in 1988. The book includes an appreciation of her life by the editor, and one of her previously unpublished papers on couple relationships.

In specially commissioned chapters, a group of distinguished colleagues working in the field of family studies address a number of key issues that are central to the work of Jacqueline Burgoyne. The topics explored include the organization of family life in Britain since World War II; a review of key themes in family research in the 1980s; commentary on the major demographic trends relating to marriage and the family over the last four decades; family ideologies; interventions into family life; and investigations into the inner world of marriage, seen from psychodynamic and sociological perspectives. The book is both a fitting tribute to the important work of Jacqueline Burgoyne and a comprehensive guide to the sociology of the family.

Foreword: A Researcher's life,
David Clark

Social reconstruction and the emergence of companionate marriage, 1945-59
Janet Finch and Penny Summerfield
Sex and Marriage in the 1960s and 1970s
M. P. M. Richards and B. Jane Elliot
Marriage in the 1980s: a new sense of realism
Janet Finch and David Morgan

Demographic trends in domestic life, 1945-87
B. Jane Elliot

Ideologies of marriage and family life
David Morgan
Constituting the marital world: a qualitative perspective
David Clark
Making, breaking and remaking marriage
Christopher Clulow
Interventions in families
Janet Walker
Pretended family relationships
Jeffrey Weeks

Afterword: Does the ring make any difference?
Couples and the private face of a public relationship in post-war Britain
Jacqueline Burgoyne

Publications by Jacqueline Burgoyne