What do we mean by 'family'?
What do we mean by 'family'?

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What do we mean by 'family'?

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Reading 1 from ‘Introduction’ by Morgan D.H.J. in (ed) Cheal, D. Family: Critical Concepts in Sociology. Copyright © 2003 David H.J. Morgan, Routledge. Reproduced by permission of Taylor & Francis Books, UK;

Reading 2 from Gubrium, J.F. and Holstein, J.A. (1990) What is Family? Mayfield Publishing. By kind permission of Jaber F. Gubrium.

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