Published March 6, 2007
by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||242|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Acknowledgments --About the editors --Author profiles --Preface --section I. Introduction Families across time: a life course perspective / Sharon J. Price, Patrick C. McKenry, Megan J. Murphy --section ural variations across the life course Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective (Readings) / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 04/01/ Publisher: Oxford University Press. Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective (Readings) / Edition 1. by Sharon J. Price | Read Reviews. Publish your book with Price: $ Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective Readings Sharon J. Price, Patrick C. McKenry, and Megan J. Murphy. Using a consistent theoretical orientation, Families Across Time explores the "life course" approach to family life--including parent-child, spousal, and sibling relationships. It reflects the diversity represented in contemporary families as they grapple with changes and. Request PDF | On Apr 1, , Debra F. Peterson and others published Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
Life span refers to duration of life and characteristics that are closely related to age but that vary little across time and place. In contrast, the life course perspective elaborates the importance of time, context, process, and meaning on human development and family life (Bengtson and Allen ). from book Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods: the life course perspective applied to the family. Families and Across Time. Structure, however, is not the same as pro-. As Bengston and Allen posit in their text "Life Course Perspective," the notion of family exists within the context of a macro-social dynamic, a "collection of individuals with a shared history who interact within ever-changing social contexts across ever-increasing time and space" (Bengtson and Allen , p. ). The life course approach has been highly influential in research on the family life of older people, with the idea of linked lives demonstrating how expectations about giving and receiving support are part of a continuing interaction among parents, children, and other kin over their lives as they move through time .
Using a consistent theoretical orientation, Families Across Time explores the "life course" approach to family life--including parent-child, spousal, and sibling relationships. It reflects the diversity represented in contemporary families as they grapple with changes and transitions in family relationships during the life cycle. A Life Course Perspective [Social welfare is] all social interventions intended to enhance or maintain the social functioning of human beings Social workers deliver social welfare services. —Dolgoff & Feldstein (, p. 4) This book explores the experiences of families that provide care for family members with extended care needs. Georgia explains how LifeCourse is used in her everyday life and how it gave her family a new perspective for looking to the future. Get Connected with the Charting the LifeCourse Nexus Join our community of learning and exchange knowledge, build capacity, and engage collaboratively. A theoretical perspective on social gerontology which suggests that society is stratified by age and thereby determines people's roles and rights is called: A. disengagement theory B. life course perspective C. age stratification perspective D. activity theory.