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Concern and debate over changes to family life have increased in the last decade, as a result of evolving employment patterns, shifting gender relations and more openness about sexual orientation. Most politicians and researchers have viewed these changes as harmful, suggesting that the family as an institution should not alter.

The `New' Family? challenges these dominant views. Leading academics in the field consider current diverse practices in families, and reveal the lack of balance between policies based on how families should be and how they actually are, illustrating the need for a broader definition of family. This book shows the need to take fluidity and change in family arrangements seriously, rather

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Carol is Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds. She is also Director of the Centre for Research on Family, Kinship and Childhood. Her current research is on changing family life, childhood and cohabitation and her latest book, Family Fragments?, written with fellow CAVA member Bren Neale, was published by Polity Press in 1999. She is also co-author of Cohabitation Breakdown published by the Family Policy Studies Centre in April 2000, and co-editor of The New Family? (Sage, 1999). In relation to the original CAVA programme, Carol is the leader of Strand 3, working predominantly on the Divorce and Separation Study and the Transnational Kinship Study. She is also researching aspects of Strands 1 & 2. In addition, Carol is working with Shelley Budgeon on the Marrying In/Marrying Out project.

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Carol Smart is Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds. Her publications include: The Ties that Bind: Law, Marriage and the Reproduction of Patriarchal Relations (1984); Feminism and the Power of Law (1989); and Regulating Womanhood: Historical Essays on Marriage, Motherhood and Sexuality (edited, 1992).

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