Family Troubles?: Exploring Changes and Challenges in Family Lives of Children and Young People

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/15/2013
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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As the everyday lives of children and young people are increasingly understood as matters of public policy and concern, the question of how we can understand the difference between normal and abnormal family troubles has become more important. In this timely and thought-provoking book, a wide range of contributors address topics such as infant care, sibling conflict, divorce, disability, illness, substance abuse, violence, kinship care, and forced marriage, in an effort to explore how the concept of trouble features in normal families and how the concept of normal features in troubled families.

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