9780534591304

Families and Society Classic and Contemporary Readings (with InfoTrac)

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    9780534591304

  • ISBN10:

    0534591302

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-28
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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This reader is designed to promote a sociological understanding of families, while at the same time demonstrating the diversity and complexity of contemporary family life. The different parts or sections of the reader are designed to "map" onto most sociology of the family textbooks and course syllabi.

Table of Contents

Preface viii
Introduction 1(6)
Defining Family
7(30)
The Family: Its Structure and Functions
13(9)
Rose Laub Coser
The Standard North American Family as an Ideological Code
22(9)
Dorothy Smith
The Simpsons: Atomistic Politics and the Nuclear Family
31(6)
Paul Cantor
Sex and Romance
37(44)
Jealousy and Sexual Property: An Illustration
45(8)
Kingsley Davis
An All Consuming Love
53(9)
Eva Illouz
Gender and Courtship Entitlement: Responses to Personal Ads
62(11)
Erich Goode
Teenage Sexuality
73(8)
Pepper Schwartz
Virginia Rutter
Marriage and Cohabitation
81(46)
Marriage
89(5)
Harriet Martineau
Cohabitation in the United States
94(10)
Pamela Smock
The Future of Marriage
104(13)
Stephanie Coontz
Do Wedding Dresses Come in Lavender? The Prospects and Implications of Same-Sex Marriage
117(10)
Angela Bolte
Reproduction, Birth, and Babies
127(40)
Social Devices for Impelling Women to Bear and Rear Children
133(7)
Leta Hollingworth
Mothers Giving Birth to Motherhood
140(12)
John Gillis
Parental Consciousness and Gender
152(10)
Susan Walzer
Daddy Plants a Seed: Personhood Under Patriarchy
162(5)
Barbara Katz Rothman
Childhood Socialization
167(32)
Sex and Temperament
173(7)
Margaret Mead
Childhood
180(9)
Betty Farrell
Boys and Men in Families
189(10)
Michele Adams
Scott Coltrane
Motherhood
199(36)
Motherhood
209(3)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Fictive Kin, Paper Sons, and Compadrazgo
212(12)
Bonnie Thorton Dill
The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood
224(11)
Pierrette Hondagneu Sotelo
Ernestine Avila
Fatherhood
235(36)
The Good-Provider Role: Its Rise and Fall
243(9)
Jessie Bernard
Marriage, Work and Fatherhood in Men's Lives
252(9)
Nicholas Townsend
A Christian Quest for Manhood
261(10)
Susan Faludi
Families and Work
271(38)
The Effects of Social Class on Parental Values
281(9)
Melvin Kohn
Families on the Fault Line
290(7)
Lillian Rubin
Equality Works
297(6)
Francine Deutsch
The Political Economy of Constructing Family
303(6)
Christopher Carrington
Divorce
309(34)
Early Essays on Marriage and Divorce
317(4)
John Stuart Mill
Wives' Marital Work in a Culture of Divorce
321(12)
Karla Hackstaff
How Marriages End
333(10)
Demie Kurz
Diversity in Family Forms
343(48)
Remarriage
349(6)
Jessie Bernard
Research on Stepparenting Families
355(10)
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Single Parent Families
365(12)
Stephen D. Sugarman
Adoptive Families in the United States
377(14)
Christine Ward Gailey
Family Violence
391(32)
The Man-Made Family
399(3)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Basic Facts about Battering: Myths vs. Realities
402(12)
Neil Jacobson
John Gottman
Ten Myths That Perpetuate Corporal Punishment
414(9)
Murray Straus
Families over the Life Course
423(36)
The Sociology of Parent-Youth Conflict
429(9)
Kingsley Davis
``The Normal American Family'' as an Interpretive Structure of Family Life among Grown Children of Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants
438(13)
Karen Pyke
Extending the Family
451(8)
John Logan
Glenna Spitze
Family Policy
459(56)
Defining Family Policy
467(14)
Nancy Hooyman
Judith Gonyea
Work, the Family, and Welfare
481(9)
Sharon Hays
Public Policy and Family and Child Well-Being
490(11)
Sandra Hofferth
Deborah Phillips
Natasha Cabrera
Creating a Caring Society
501(14)
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Glossary 515

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