Nelson Community and Family Studies: Preliminary & HSC, second edition, continues its fresh, practical approach to this contemporary discussion-based subject. This book is a comprehensive resource for teachers and students of Community and Family Studies. It provides a concise and thorough basis for study and reviews all components of the Preliminary and HSC course. Each topic area is supported with current research articles, engaging case studies and activities to help reinforce major syllabus outcomes. The text demonstrates the interrelationships between each topic area and it is an essential tool for all students wanting to succeed in CAFS.