Families and Family Values in Society and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 445
Authors: Isabelle Albert, Mirza Emirhafizovic, Carmit-Noa Shpigelman, Ursula Trummer
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-01 - Publisher: IAP

This book which has been created in the framework of the EU-funded COST Action INTERFASOL brings together researchers from 22 INTERFASOL countries, who frame intergenerational family solidarity in the specific historical, cultural, social and economic context of their own country. Integrating different perspectives from social and political sciences, economics, communication,
Pakistan - Social and Cultural Transformations in a Muslim Nation
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mohammad Qadeer
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This is the first English-language survey of Pakistan’s socio-economic evolution. Mohammad Qadeer gives an essential overview of social and cultural transformation in Pakistan since independence, which is crucial to understanding Pakistan’s likely future direction. Pakistan examines how tradition and family life continue to contribute long term stability, and explores the
Jewish Life and American Culture
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Sylvia Barack Fishman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-04 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Jews in the United States are uniquely American in their connections to Jewish religion and ethnicity. Sylvia Barack Fishman in her groundbreaking book, Jewish Life and American Culture, shows that contemporary Jews have created a hybrid new form of Judaism, merging American values and behaviors with those from historical Jewish
Intimacy and Italian Migration
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Loretta Baldassar, Donna R. Gabaccia
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

Loretta Baldassar is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Western Australia. --
Religion and Family in a Changing Society
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Penny Edgell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-02 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The 1950s religious boom was organized around the male-breadwinner lifestyle in the burgeoning postwar suburbs. But since the 1950s, family life has been fundamentally reconfigured in the United States. How do religion and family fit together today? This book examines how religious congregations in America have responded to changes in