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Twins in Society: Parents, Bodies, Space and Talk

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This book explores what it means to be a twin and to what extent twins can shape or 'escape' their identities as twins. It investigates how social expectations about twins shape twins' lives and how twins utilize their bodies, space and talk to actively display and perform their own identities.

About the Author

KATE BACON is Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Education and Social Science at the University of Central Lancashire. She has published on twin identity and conducting research with children.

Table of Contents

Twins in Society

Part I: Structuring Contexts

Discourses

Parents

Part II: Agency Contexts

Bodies

Space

Talk

Moving Through Life as a Twin

Appendix A

Appendix B

Notes

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230580930
Author:
Bacon, Kate
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Children's Studies
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Siblings
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Studies in Childhood and Youth
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
TBC
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.58 x 5.73 x 0.68 in

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