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Family and Community in Ireland

Second Edition

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674729469

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

417 pages

14 graphs, 2 maps, 13 tables


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  • Note on the Second Edition
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One: The Countryside
    • 1. The Small Farmers
    • 2. Small Farm Economy
    • 3. Family Labor
    • 4. The Relations of Kindred
    • 5. The Kinship System
    • 6. Demography and Familism
    • 7. Family Transition at Marriage
    • 8. Dispersal and Emigration
    • 9. The Problem of the Aged
    • 10. The Old in the Community
    • 11. Familism and Sex
    • 12. Occupation and Status
    • 13. Markets and the Community
    • 14. Conclusion: The Framework of Relationship
  • Part Two: The Town
    • 15. The Town: Setting and People
    • 16. Shopkeepers and Shop Assistants
    • 17. Induction and Transformation
    • 18. Marriage and Family
    • 19. Mobility and Continuity
    • 20. Reciprocals of Family and Credit
  • Index

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