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Locating 'Family Practices'

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The idea of 'family practices' is now quite widely used in British family sociology. The aim of this article is to locate this reformulation by looking, firstly, at the term's place within more general discussions of practices and, secondly, to explore the implications of a more specific focus on family practices. Through a comparison with some other possible and overlapping approaches, I consider the extent and ways in which the family practices approach successfully goes 'beyond' more established understandings of family.

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  • David H. G. Morgan, 2011. "Locating 'Family Practices'," Sociological Research Online, Sociological Research Online, vol. 16(4), pages 1-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:sro:srosro:2011-89-2
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    1. Erica L. Groshen & Linda S. Goldberg & James A. Kahn & Hamid Mehran & Donald P. Morgan & Carol L. Osler, 2002. "Introduction," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Nov, pages 1-4.
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