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Thicker than Water


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An examination of family life by ANNE OWEN
Part 1: The Whole World Kin
The family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents (Edmund Leach , Reith Lecturer 1967)
The break-up of long-established communities where three- or four-generation families live in close daily contact has led to the isolation of young marrieds in anonymous housing estates.
Part 1 of this three-part documentary compares these two patterns of family life: Bristol and Birmingham on the one hand and the newer housing estates of Corby on the other. With comments by DR JOHN BOWLBV Of the Tavistock Clinic
PETER WILMOTT Of the Institute of Community Studies ALDERMAN MRS cox. Chairman of the Housing Committee, Birmingham City Council
J. J. ATKINSON, housing manager from Birmingham


Unknown: Edmund Leach
Unknown: Dr John Bowlbv

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