9780205351046

Family in Transition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205351046

  • ISBN10:

    0205351042

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This classic reader on families and intimate relationships identifies the most current trends, places them in historical context, and balances cutting-edge scholarship with perennial favorites.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction: Family in Transition 1(14)
PART ONE The Changing Family 15(76)
Families Past and Present
17(23)
``The Global Revolution in Family and Personal Life''
17(6)
Anthony Giddens
``The Life Course Revolution''
23(8)
Arlene Skolnick
``What We Really Miss about the 1950s''
31(9)
Stephanie Coontz
Public Debates and Private Lives
40(51)
``The Mommy Wars: Ambivalence, Ideological Work, and the Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood''
40(17)
Sharon Hays
``Decline of the Family: Conservative, Liberal, and Feminist Views''
57(19)
Janet Z. Giele
``Family Law in the New Millennium: For Whose Families?''
76(15)
Mary Ann Mason
Mark A. Fine
Sarah Carnochan
PART TWO The Sexes 91(124)
Changing Gender Roles
95(34)
``Destined for Equality''
95(8)
Robert M. Jackson
``Children of the Gender Revolution: Some Theoretical Questions and Findings from the Field''
103(12)
Kathleen Gerson
``Men's Family Work: Child-Centered Fathering and the Sharing of Domestic Labor''
115(14)
Scott Coltrane
Michele Adams
Sexuality and Society
129(14)
``Raging Hormones, Regulated Love: Adolescent Sexuality in the United States and the Netherlands''
129(5)
Amy T. Schalet
``Premarital Sex before the `Sexual Revolution''
134(9)
Julia Ericksen
Sally A. Steffen
Courtship and Marriage
143(35)
``Dating Scripts Revisited''
143(9)
Mary Riege Laner
Nicole A. Ventrone
``Modern Marriage: From Meal `Ticket to Best Friend''
152(9)
Paula Kamen
``Few Good Men: Why Poor Mothers Stay Single''
161(10)
Kathryn Edin
``The Future of Marriage''
171(7)
Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr.
Divorce and Remarriage
178(37)
``Divorce Culture: A Quest for Relational Equality in Marriage''
178(12)
Karla B. Hackstaff
``The Consequences of Divorce for Adults and Children''
190(25)
Paul R. Amato
PART THREE Parents and Children 215(84)
Parenthood
218(45)
``Becoming a Parent''
218(13)
Carolyn P. Cowan
Phillip A. Cowan
``A Typology of Approaches to Child Care: The Centerpiece of Organizing Family Life for Dual-Earner Couples''
231(24)
Rosanna Hertz
``Transracial and Open Adoption: New Forms of Family Relationships''
255(8)
Mary Lyndon Shanley
Childhood
263(36)
``Revolutions in Children's Lives''
263(10)
Donald Hernandez
David E. Myers
``What Children Think about Their Working Parents''
273(11)
Ellen Galinsky
``Going to Extremes: Family Structure, Children's Well-Being, and Social Science''
284(15)
Andrew J. Cherlin
PART FOUR Families in Society 299
Work and Family
303
``Families on the Fault Line''
303
Lillian B. Rubin
``Family Values against the Odds''
320
Katherine S. Newman
``The Family and Part-Time Work''
335
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein
Carroll Seron
Bonnie Oglensky
Robert Saute
``Changing the Structure and Culture of Work: Work and Family Conflict, Work Flexibility, and Gender Equity in the Modern Workplace''
349
Kathleen Gerson
Jerry A. Jacobs
Dimensions of Diversity
365
``Diversity within African American Families''
365
Ronald L. Taylor
``Diversity within Latino Families: New Lessons for Family Social Science''
389
Maxine Baca Zinn
Barbara Wells
``Reinventing the Family''
415
Laura Benkov
``The Normal American Family' as an Interpretive Structure of Family Life among Grown Children of Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants''
436
Karen Pyke
``Beyond the Nuclear Family: The Increasing Importance of Multigenerational Bonds''
457
Vern L. Bengtson
Trouble in the Family
479
``Why Do They Do It?''
479
Kristin Luker
``Research on Domestic Violence in the 1990s: Making Distinctions''
493
Michael P Johnson
Kathleen J. Ferraro

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