The Social and Political Economy of the Household


This collection provides new insights into British household economic behavior by exploring the frontier between economics and sociology. Drawing on data from the groundbreaking Social Change and Economic Life Initiative, the contributors present a comprehensive analysis of six representative towns to illuminate the ways in which households sustain themselves over time and the role of gender in modern society.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Frank Bechhofer
  • Jonathan Gershuny
  • Michael Anderson
  • Stephen Kendrick
  • David McCrone
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford, UK
Publication year:
  • 1994


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