Chapter 28. Families in a Runaway World

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Ulrich Beck and
  2. Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch28

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Beck, U. and Beck-Gernsheim, E. (2007) Families in a Runaway World, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • runaway world;
  • families;
  • family change;
  • family law;
  • meta-change

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Premises: The “Second Modernity”

  • Individualization OF THE Family

  • Prospects