The Second Edition of Families in Global and Multicultural Perspective travels across geographic, cultural, and historical boundaries to explore the diversity of the world’s families—in family structure, processes, history, and social and environmental contexts. Editors Bron B. Ingoldsby and Suzanna D. Smith examine a full range of topics including family origin and universality, family functions, marital structure, kinship rules, comparative research methods, family development, marriage adjustment, parenting, divorce, and aging. This comprehensive text increases students’ recognition of and respect for cultural diversity as it influences family life.
Such inequality can have profound effects on family life. In Chapter 17, “American Indian Families: Strength and Answers from Our Past” Cheshire discusses the strengths and challenges facing American Indian families today.
Author: Bron B Ingoldsby
Category: Family & Relationships