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The family and the economy

The family and the economy

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Published by Dept. of Sociology, University of Calgary] in [Calgary, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of comparative family studies. Special issue.
    Statementguest editor, Peter S. Li.
    ContributionsLi, Peter S.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, p. [275]-422 :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14480627M
    OCLC/WorldCa31886339

    Growing up in a family of 6 and not much money I learned fast to not ask for what I couldn’t have. My husband grew up with lots of money, and got everything he asked for. We both work in fields that are dramatically affected by the economy; so much that my hours at work were cut in half and his commission income is about half right now : Isabel Kallman. Form of economic production wherein the household is the basic unit of the economy and the site for most economic production and distribution. Family-consumer economy Form of economic production in which mass production of goods leads to increased consumerism in families and households.

    The New Family Receipt-book: Or Universal Repository of Domestic Economy With Specifications of Approved Patent Medicines, Etc. W. Pritchard; J. Bysh, - pages. 0 Reviews. Published by (June ) S.J. Kleinberg, Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, Champaign: University of Illinois Press, xiv + pp. $35 (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Carolyn M. Moehling, Department of .

    The result of this research, namely that the family is shown to be inextricably linked to the economy, is further indication of how interconnected and interdependent our world has become. social institutions (like systems of racial privilege) form the determin-ing institution, with the rest following. Although all the major institu-tions are tied to one another in some way, in this chapter we will focus on the social institutions of the family and the economy. Social Institutions 75 10/17/ AM Page


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The first brief, introductory section (Chapters I-II) provides a background of basic factual material concerning the modern American family and a survey of the economic past of the family.

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