Chapter 5. Families and Local Communities

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Graham Crow and
  2. Cathering Maclean

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch5

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Crow, G. and Maclean, C. (2007) Families and Local Communities, 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.ch5

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:

  • local community;
  • family relationships;
  • social order;
  • territorial control;
  • individualization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Significance OF Local Community Context FOR Family Relationships

  • Family Communities” and Social Order

  • Social Change IN Family AND Community Life

  • Theoretical and Methodological Developments

  • Conclusion