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"Astonishing as it may seem, this is probably not only the fullest, but virtually the only account of working class family relationships in any country. The general reader will find it full of meat and free of jargon."--Charles Madge, "New Statesman --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Michael Young is Director of the Institute of Community Studies, President of the Consumer's Association and of the National Extension College and Chairman of both the International Extension College and the Open College of the Arts. His publications include The Rise of the Meritocracy, Innovation and Research in Education, and The Metronomic Society: Natural Rhythms and Human Timetables.
Peter Willmott is a Senior Fellow at the Policy Studies Institute. Chairman of the Institute of Community Studies and Visiting Professor of Social Policy and Administration at the London School of Economics.
The authors were founder memebers of the Institute of Community Studies and have also written jointly Family and Class in a London Suburb and The Symmetrical Family.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I am a sociology student and would recommend to anyone doing this course to purchase this book the information within it is so usefulPublished on 3 April 2013 by Natasha may
a very interesting book, but I found that it was quite specific and detailed. It would be fantastic for anyone studying or deeply interested in sociology, however as I am more of... Read morePublished on 22 Sept. 2011 by dwiendle
This came on the Wednesday, one of my students Borrowed it on the Thursday, and I have not seen it since!!! Excellent book!Published on 9 Jun. 2010 by Mrs. W. M. Young