In the name of the family : rethinking family values in the postmodern age

@article{Greenhalgh1998InTN,
  title={In the name of the family : rethinking family values in the postmodern age},
  author={Susan Greenhalgh and Judith Stacey},
  journal={Population and Development Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={24},
  pages={181}
}
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