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ERIC Number: ED364322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 284
Abstractor: N/A
Familes en Mutation dans une Societe en Mutation: Actes du Colloque, Bruxelles, 8-10 fevrier, 1992 (Families in Transition in a Society in Transition: Conference Proceedings, Brussels, February 8-10, 1992).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Council of Women.
This collection of essays on the family includes: "Discours d'ouverture" [Opening Speech] (L. Boeykens); "Transformer la famille, transformer l'homme et la femme, transformer la societe" [Transform the Family, Transform the Man and the Woman, Transform Society] (H. Sokalski); and "Vers un nouveau contrat social. Le role des femmes dans la famille" [Toward a New Social Contract: The Role of Women in the Family] (C. Meslem). Changes in the family in particular geographical areas are considered by W. Dumon (Eastern Europe), M. Bekombo (Africa), K. Boh (Central and Eastern Europe), M. Pinera (South America), I. M. Lewanika (Subsaharan Africa), K. Kiernan (Europe), and E. Kuuskoski (Finland). The changing role of men in the family is considered by A. Skolnick, B. Bawin-Legros, I. Ponjaert-Kristoffersen, D. Edgar, and V. Duindam. Other essays include: "Declaration" (N. Sadik); "Les enfants de moins de douze ans" [Children under 12] (P. Moss); "Le troisieme et la quatrieme generation" [The Third and Fourth Generation] (B. Donelan); "Combinaison des responsabilites familiales et des responsabilites professionnelles" [Combining Family and Professional Responsibilities] (H.-G. Kruesselberg); "L'Adulto-centrisme: obstacle a la socialization dans la famille et dans les ecoles" [Adult-Centrism: Obstacle to Socialization in the Family and in Schools] (T. Compernolle); "Les differences biologiques entres les hommes et les femmes et leur impact sur la famille" [Biological Differences between Men and Women and Their Impact on the Family] (W. Decleir); "Taches et responsabilites dans les familles a double revenu" [Tasks and Responsibilities in Double-Income Families] (M. Masui); "La Famille: aspects psychologiques, educatifs, et sociologiques" [The Family: Psychological, Educational, and Sociological Aspects] (H. Rosenmayr); "La Famille: structures sociales et legislation" [The Family: Social Structures and Legislation] (M. Van Haegendoren); "Differenciation culturelle et cohabitation des differences" [Cultural Differentiation and the Coexistence of Differences under One Roof] (Y. Knibiehler); and "La famille consideree comme une entite (re)structuree" [The Family Considered as a (Re)Structured Entity] (L. Boeykens). Nine research reports are included, focusing on the relations with other generations and with family members of children (F. Deven), adolescents (P. Broos), young adults (M. De Bie), and members of third and fourth generations (L. Vanderleyden); combining family and professional responsibilities (K. Pauwels); biological differences between men and women (R. Swinnen); family tasks and responsibilities (L. Vandemeulebroecke), cultural differences (M. Van Nuland), and social structures and legislation (L. Deschamps). (AC)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
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Language: French
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Council of Women.
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