The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of the twentieth century. In this major new work, G???ran Therborn provides a global history and sociology of the family as an institution and of politics within the family, focusing on three dimensions of family relations: on the rights and powers of fathers and husbands; on marriage, cohabitation and extra-marital sexuality; and on population policy. Therborn's empirical analysis uses a multi-disciplinary approach to show how the major family systems of the ...

Between Sex and Power: Family in the World 1900-2000 2004, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415300773