Book Review: Family: Maladies and Melodies

N. Benjamin


This book is based on the author‟s Ph.D. dissertation and is both philosophical as well as sociological. It discusses the multi-faceted problems associated with the term „family‟.The author notes that the increasing rates of divorce, single motherhood, sperm banks, childcare units, old age homes, etc., have raised questions. Besides, family stability faces new hazards like maladjustments, crime, juvenile delinquency, alienation and other complexities. These and other issues have been covered in this book

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