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Tag Archives: family

International Day of Families

In the 1993, May 15 was declared as International Day of Families by the United Nations to provide awareness of family related issues and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families. This year’s theme is Families and Urbanization. In recognition of the day, Berghahn is pleased to highlight family […]

‘Is it inevitable you’ll turn into your mother?’

(This post was originally published in 2016) by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi   On the 2nd March this year, ahead of Mother’s Day, there was a thoughtful discussion on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour addressing the question: ‘is it inevitable you’ll turn into your mother?’. For counsellor Myira Khan, who was interviewed on the programme, […]

Rethinking the Family in Israel

  This is a special post written by guest editor Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui on why the topic of the family in Israel was chosen for Volume 28, Issue 2 of Israel Studies Review.     Israel is a society of paradoxes. It defines itself as a Jewish and democratic state that strives to institutionalize equality for all […]