- Title Pages
- Notes on contributors
- Chapter One Troubling normalities and normal family troubles: diversities, experiences and tensions
- Part One Approaching Family Troubles? Contexts And Methodologies
- Chapter Two Cultural context, families and troubles
- Chapter Three Representing family troubles through the 20th century
- Chapter Four The role of science in understanding family troubles
- Chapter Five Family troubles, methods trouble: qualitative research and the methodological divide
- Part Two Whose Trouble? Contested Definitions and Practices
- Chapter Six Disabled parents and normative family life: the obscuring of lived experiences of parents and children within policy and research accounts
- Chapter Seven Normal problems or problem children? Parents and the micro-politics of deviance and disability
- Chapter Eight Troubled talk and talk about troubles: moral cultures of infant feeding in professional, policy and parenting discourses
- Chapter Nine Children’s non-conforming behaviour: personal trouble or public issue?
- Chapter Ten Revealing the lived reality of kinship care through children and young people’s narratives: “It’s not all nice, it’s not all easy-going, it’s a difficult journey to go on”
- Part Three The Normal, The Troubling And The Harmful?
- Chapter Eleven Troubling loss? Children’s experiences of major disruptions in family life
- Chapter Twelve The permeating presence of past domestic and familial violence: “So, like, I’d never let anyone hit me but I’ve hit them, and I shouldn’t have done”
- Chapter Thirteen Thinking about sociological work on personal and family life in the light of research on young people’s experience of parental substance misuse
- Chapter Fourteen The trouble with siblings: some psychosocial thoughts about sisters, aggression and femininity
- Chapter Fifteen Children and family transitions: contact and togetherness
- Part Four Troubles and Transitions Across Space and Culture
- Chapter Sixteen ‘Troubling’ or ‘ordinary’? Children’s views on migration and intergenerational ethnic identities
- Chapter Seventeen Colombian families dealing with parents’ international migration
- Chapter Eighteen Families left behind: unaccompanied young people seeking asylum in the UK
- Chapter Nineteen Young people’s caring relations and transitions within families affected by HIV
- Chapter Twenty Estimating the prevalence of forced marriage in England
- Part Five Working With Families
- Chapter Twenty-One European perspectives on parenting and family support
- Chapter Twenty-Two What supports resilient coping among family members? A systemic practitioner’s perspective
- Chapter Twenty-Three Troubled and troublesome teens: mothers’ and professionals’ understandings of parenting teenagers and teenage troubles
- Chapter Twenty-Four Contested family practices and moral reasoning: updating concepts for working with family-related social problems
- Chapter Twenty-Five Working with fathers: risk or resource?
- Chapter Twenty-Six What is at stake in family troubles? Existential issues and value frameworks
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