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– Discusses the private family, in which we live most of our personal lives, and the public family, in which we, as adults, deal with broader societal issues. 
– Examines the history of families around the world while simultaneously introducing relevant topics in society such as same sex marriage, self-identification, and the globalization and modernization of families today.

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Part One Introduction

1 Public and Private Families

2 The History of the Family

Part Two Gender, Class, and Race-Ethnicity

3 Gender and Families

4 Social Class and Families

5 Race, Ethnicity, and Families

Part Three Sexuality, Partnership, and Marriage

6 Sexualities

7 Cohabitation and Marriage

8 Work and Families

Part Four Links across the Generations

9 Children and Parents

10 Older People and Their Families

Part Five Conflict, Disruption, and Reconstitution

11 Domestic Violence

12 Union Dissolution and Repartnering

Part Six Family, Society, and World

13 International Family Change

14 The Family, the State, and Social Policy