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Fragmented Families, Poverty, and Women's Reproductive Narratives in South Africa
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Kammila Naidoo
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-30 - Publisher: Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd

Fragmented Families addresses a central question in the demographic debates on poverty and fertility transition in southern Africa:. In what ways do women's recurrent encounters with poverty serve to shape their sexual unions, social relationships and reproductive practices? The book focuses on the lives of a group of mothers and
Fragmented Families
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Ellen Sucov
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher:

The purpose of the book Fragmented Families is to clarify the phenomenon of estrangement between family members. The book focuses on the meanings and process of alienation, its outcomes and possible paths toward resolution. The reader is encouraged to recognize that estrangement, with all its frustration and pain, may offer
Family Matters
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Nkiru Nzegwu
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Charts new trends in gender studies through a compelling analysis of Igbo society.
Dysfunctional Families in the Wessex Novels of Thomas Hardy
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Lois Bethe Schoenfeld
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: University Press of America

Examines how portrayals of families in Hardy's novels are used to comment on the socio-historical changes in Victorian England.
Family Systems and Global Humanitarian Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Laurie L. Charlés, Gameela Samarasinghe
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-25 - Publisher: Springer

This powerful reference explores the processes and practices of family systems therapy as conducted in humanitarian situations across the globe. It follows the editors’ previous volume Family Therapy in Global Humanitarian Contexts: Voices and Issues from the Field in defining systemic therapy as multidisciplinary, portable, and universal, regardless of how