Introduction

This book is about various aspects of family life in some countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. It deals with issues of marriage, parental strategies, single motherhood, and absent fatherhood, as well as family policies, legal rules, and popular discourse. Because of the interdisciplin...

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Published in: And They Lived Happily Ever After p. 1
Main Authors: Helene Carlbäck, Yulia Gradskova, Zhanna Kravchenko
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Central European University Press 05-10-2012
Edition: NED - New edition, 1
Subjects:
Men
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Summary: This book is about various aspects of family life in some countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. It deals with issues of marriage, parental strategies, single motherhood, and absent fatherhood, as well as family policies, legal rules, and popular discourse. Because of the interdisciplinary character of the contributions and the wide spectrum of familyrelated phenomena they analyze, this introduction will attempt to link the chapters by outlining some important parameters of social life in the region and contextualizing the volume within the body of existing research. There is also a description of the overall structure of the volume
ISBN: 9786155053573
615505357X
DOI: 10.7829/j.ctt128264.5