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Diversity in families

Author: Maxine Baca Zinn; D Stanley Eitzen; Barbara Wells
Publisher: Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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This award-winning text treats family diversity as the norm, while highlighting how race, class, gender, & sexuality produce varieties of familial relationships. It looks at families not as 'building  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Baca Zinn; D Stanley Eitzen; Barbara Wells
ISBN: 0205491561 9780205491568
OCLC Number: 128236729
Description: xviii, 574 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Images, Ideals, and Myths Images and Ideals Images and Reality The Mythical American Family A New Framework for Understanding Families Additional Features of This Book Chapter Review Related Web Sites 2. Preindustrial Families and the Emergence of a Modern Family Form Myths and Realities Family and the New Social History Family Life in Colonial America The Emergence of Modern Family Life Chapter Review Related Web Sites 3. The Historical Making of Family Diversity Myths and Realities Industrialization and Family Life Immigration and Family Life Racial Control and Family Life Chapter Review Related Web Sites 4. Economic and Demographic Upheavals in Society and Family Formation Myths and Realities Globalization and the Structural Transformation of the Economy and Families The New Immigration and the Changing Racial Landscape The Aging of Society The Three Structural Transformations of Society Chapter Review Related Web Sites 5. Class, Race, and Gender Myths and Realities Class, Race, and Gender as Structured Inequalities Class Race Gender Chapter Review Related Web Sites 6. Meshing the Worlds of Work and Family Myths and Realities The Changing Work Patterns of Women, Men, and Teens Integrating Work and Family Invisible and Unpaid Family Work Coping with Work and Family Chapter Review Related Web Sites 7. The Social Construction of Intimacy Myths and Realities Heterosexual Courtship and Mate Selection Changing Sexual Behavior Differentiated Forms of Intimacy Chapter Review Related Web Sites 8. Contemporary Marriages Myths and Realities Marriage: Private and Public Spheres Recent Trends Are There Benefits to Marriage? Micro Aspects of Marriage Reconstructing Gender Roles: Building an Egalitarian Marriage The Future of Marriage: Changing or Dying? Chapter Review Related Web Sites 9. Parents and Children Myths and Realities The Social Construction of Parenting The Social Construction of Childhood Demographic Patterns The Impact of Children on Marriage The Impact of Parents on Children and of Children on Parents The Structure of the Family Embedded in a Larger Network of Influences Parents and Children in Dual-Earner Families Single Parents and Their Children Reprise: The Duality of Parenting Chapter Review Related Web Sites 10. Violence in Families Myths and Realities Families in a Violent Society Intimate Partner Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Incest Sibling Abuse Battered Elders Macro and Micro Linkages Agency Chapter Review Related Web Sites 11. Divorce and Remarriage Myths and Realties Divorce Rates Predicting the Divorce Rate: Up or Down? The Consequences of Divorce for Spouses and Children Remarriage after Divorce The Politics of Divorce Is Marriage a Failed Institution? Chapter Review Related Web Sites 12. Emergent Families in the Global Era Myths and Realities The Rise in New Family Arrangements Single Life Heterosexual Cohabitation Same-Sex Partners and Families Families Separated by Time and Space Chapter Review Related Web Sites 1.
Responsibility: Maxine Baca Zinn, D. Stanley Eitzen, Barbara Wells.
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