The Fragmenting Family
By (author) Brenda Almond
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Fragmenting Family by Brenda Almond
Book DescriptionBrenda Almond throws down a timely challenge to liberal consensus about personal relationships. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, and that this fragmentation is a cause of serious social problems. She urges that we reconsider our attitudes to sex and reproduction in order to strengthen our most important social institution, the family, which is the key to ensuring healthy relationships between parents and children and a secure upbringing for the citizens of the future. Anyone who is concerned about how the framework of society is changing, anyone who has to face difficult personal decisions about parenthood or family relationships, will find this book compelling. It may disturb deep convictions, or offer an unwelcome message; but it is compassionate as well as controversial.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199548705
(215mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brenda Almond
Exploring Ethics, Hardback (March 1998)
This is a wide-ranging introduction to ethics, providing coverage of the main ethical theories which provide the basis for an exploration of key issues and recent developments in applied ethics.
Introducing Applied Ethics, Paperback (April 1995)
aeo Wide coverage and introduction to the main issues and arguments of applied ethics. aeo Each chapter specially commissioned to introduce newcomers. aeo Comprehensive notes and reading guides.
Exploring Philosophy, Paperback (November 1994)» View all books by Brenda Almond
aeo Revised and expanded edition of a popular introduction to philosophy. aeo Presented in the form of a quest, Almonda s personal approach ignites the philosophical thoughts of every reader. aeo This bold and thoroughly practical text is well supported by references and bibliographies.
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Author Biography - Brenda Almond
Brenda Almond is Emeritus Professor of Moral and Social Philosophy of the University of Hull and Vice-President of the Society for Applied Philosophy. She has served on the Human Genetics Commission and with the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority in the United Kingdom and her books include The Philosophical Quest (Penguin, 1990) and Exploring Ethics: A Traveller's Tale (Blackwell, 1998).
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