Chapter 7. Children's Families

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Jacqueline Scott

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch7

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Scott, J. (2004) Children's Families, 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.ch7

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:

  • children's families;
  • social actors;
  • children's work;
  • life-course research;
  • interlinked lives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Children as Social Actors

  • The Social Structure of Childhood

  • Children's FAmilies: A LIfe-COURSE PERSPECTIVE

  • Children and Families: Looking Back and Looking Forward