Familienforschung – Familiensoziologie: Einleitende Bemerkungen

Hartmann Tyrell

Abstract


Zusammenfassung

In diesen einleitenden Bemerkungen nimmt der Moderator der Familienwissenschaftlichen Konferenz Stellung zum Verhältnis zwischen Familienpsychologie und Familiensoziologie, zum wachsenden Einfluss der Rational-Choice-Theorie auf letztere, sowie zur während der Tagung recht lebhaften Debatte über Stabilität und Wandel des Familienleitbildes im 20. Jahrhundert. Abschließend plädiert er für eine Dekomposition des so stark einheitsbetonten Familienbegriff.

Schlagworte: Familienpsychologie, Familiensoziologie, Rational-Choice-Theorie, Stabilität und Wandel des Familialen, Dekomposition

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Abstract

In his introductory remarks, the chairman of the Conference on the State of the Art in Family Research – that took place on March 19th  and 20th  2006 in Bamberg and was jointly organised by the State Institute for Family Research at the University of Bamberg and the Zeitschrift für Familienforschung (Journal of Family Research) – comments on the relationship between family psychology and family sociology, on the increasing impact of rational-choice theory on family sociology as well as on the  debate on stability and change of the overall concept of family during the 20th century  that was so vibrant during this conference. The author concludes his remarks by pleading for a decomposition of the concept of the family as an all encompassing unit.

Keywords: family psychology, family sociology, rational-choice theory, stability vs. change of the overall concept of family, decomposition


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