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Family in Transition

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Edition:
15th
ISBN13:

9780205482658

ISBN10:
0205482651
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This bestselling 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 xi
Introduction 1(10)
PART ONE The Changing Family
11(94)
Families Past and Present
14(45)
The Theoretical Importance of the Family
14(12)
William J. Goode
The Global Revolution in Family and Personal Life
26(6)
Anthony Giddens
The Life Course Revolution
32(8)
Arlene Skolnick
Changes in the Demographics of Families over the Course of American History
40(19)
Donald J. Hernandez
Public Debates and Private Lives
59(46)
The Mommy Wars: Ambivalence, Ideological Work, and the Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood
59(17)
Sharon Hays
Decline of the Family: Conservative, Liberal, and Feminist Views
76(19)
Janet Z. Giele
Why Do Gays Want to Marry?
95(10)
George Chauncey
PART TWO Sex and Gender
105(136)
Changing Gender Roles
109(20)
Destined for Equality
109(8)
Robert M. Jackson
Children of the Gender Revolution: Some Theoretical Questions and Findings from the Field
117(12)
Kathleen Gerson
Sexuality and Society
129(22)
Raging Hormones, Regulated Love: Adolescent Sexuality in the United States and the Netherlands
129(5)
Amy T. Schalet
Sexual Revolution(s)
134(17)
Beth Bailey
Courtship and Marriage
151(37)
The Decline of the Date and the Rise of the College Hook Up
151(11)
Paula England
Reuben J. Thomas
Grounds for Marriage: How Relationships Succeed or Fail
162(10)
Arlene Skolnick
Cohabitation
172(10)
Lynne M. Casper
Suzanne M. Bianchi
Can Marriage Be Saved?
182(6)
Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr.
Divorce and Remarriage
188(53)
Divorce Culture: A Quest for Relational Equality in Marriage
188(12)
Karla B. Hackstaff
Children's Adjustment Following Divorce: Risk and Resilience Perspectives
200(23)
Joan B. Kelly
Robert E. Emery
The Modern American Stepfamily: Problems and Possibilities
223(18)
Mary Ann Mason
PART THREE Parents and Children
241(84)
Parenthood
244(47)
New Families: Modern Couples as New Pioneers
244(20)
Philip Cowan
Carolyn Pape Cowan
Caring for Our Young: Child Care in Europe and the United States
264(8)
Dan Clawson
Naomi Gerstel
Who Are Our Children? Adoption, Past and Present
272(10)
Lawrence Friedman
The Four Facets of Fatherhood
282(9)
Nicholas Townsend
Childhood
291(34)
Beyond Sentimentality: American Childhood as a Social and Cultural Construct
291(13)
Steven Mintz
What Children Think about Their Working Parents
304(11)
Ellen Galinsky
How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generations
315(10)
Vern L. Bengston
Timothy J. Biblarz
Robert E. L. Roberts
PART FOUR Families in Society
325(187)
Work and Family Life
329(31)
Family Values against the Odds
329(14)
Katherine S. Newman
The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home
343(7)
Arlie Hochschild
Anne Machung
The Work-Home Crunch
350(10)
Kathleen Gerson
Jerry A. Jacobs
Family and the Economy
360(38)
Families on the Fault Line
360(17)
Lillian B. Rubin
The Economy That Never Sleeps
377(7)
Harriet B. Presser
Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke
384(14)
Elizabeth Warren
Amelia Warren Tyagi
Dimensions of Diversity
398(93)
Diversity within African American Families
398(24)
Ronald L. Taylor
Diversity within Latino Families: New Lessons for Family Social Science
422(26)
Maxine Baca Zinn
Barbara Wells
Gay and Lesbian Families: Queer Like Us
448(21)
Judith Stacey
``The Normal American Family'' as an Interpretive Structure of Family Life among Grown Children of Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants
469(22)
Karen Pyke
Trouble in the Family
491(21)
Prisoners' Families and Children
491(14)
Jeremy Travis
Unmarried with Children
505(7)
Kathryn Edin
Maria Kefalas
Issues in the Definition of Family Violence and Abuse
512
Denise A. Hines
Kathleen Malley-Morrison


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