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Distant love by Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim

Radó, Márta Katalin and Bari, Dóra and Fehér, Katalin and Duráczky, Bálint and Horzsa, Gergely (2016) Distant love by Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim. Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 7 (1). pp. 125-130. DOI https://doi.org/10.14267/cjssp.2016.01.09

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Official URL: http://cjssp.uni-corvinus.hu/index.php/cjssp/article/view/136


Abstract

In the book of Distant Love Beck and Beck continue the work which was written in the Normal Chaos of Love by arguing that the classic family has begun to give away to the multiplicity of new type of families. Normal Chaos of Love has showed how single parent families and patchwork families have emerged due to successive marriage and divorce. Distant Love also focuses on new type of families, but it considers the global pictures by introducing the concept of world families. As Beck and Beck summarize it, the aim of the book is to “focus on the globalization of love”; however, it does not rely on own research or empirical results but illustrates its points with several examples taken from other studies.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Sociology
DOI:https://doi.org/10.14267/cjssp.2016.01.09
ID Code:3219
Deposited By: Veronika Vitéz
Deposited On:04 Dec 2017 14:29
Last Modified:04 Dec 2017 14:29

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