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Family Meanings

This audio recording is drawn from material for the Open University undergraduate course Family Meanings (D270), and will be of widespread interest to people teaching and researching in family studies and sociology. The audio discussion revolves around the pros and cons of different ways of conceptualising families and relationships. This connects to key themes in the course text book Family Meanings, by Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Megan Doolittle, Shelley Day Sclater with Debra Allnock and Sue Parker (Open University, 2008).

The programme is hosted by Dr Megan Doolittle, who chairs a discussion involving four leading UK scholars:

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