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Families and society : classic and contemporary readings

Author: Scott Coltrane
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2004.
Series: Wadsworth sociology reader series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Coltrane
ISBN: 0534591302 9780534591304
OCLC Number: 52855656
Description: x, 517 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The family : its structure and functions / Rose Laub Coser --
The standard North American family as an ideological code / Dorothy Smith --
The Simpsons : atomistic politics and the nuclear family / Paul Cantor --
Jealousy and sexual property : an illustration / Kingsley Davis --
An all consuming love / Eva Illouz --
Gender and courtship entitlement : responses to personal ads / Erich Goode --
Teenage sexuality / Pepper Schwartz and Virginia Rutter --
Marriage / Harriet Martineau --
Cohabitation in the United States / Pamela Smock --
The future of marriage / Stephanie Coontz --
Do wedding dresses come in lavender? The prospects and implications of same-sex marriage / Angela Bolte --
Social devices for impelling women to bear and rear children / Leta Hollingworth --
Mothers giving birth to motherhood / John Gillis --
Parental consciousness and gender / Susan Walzer --
Daddy plants a seed : personhood under patriarchy / Barbara Katz Rothman --
Sex and temperament / Margaret Mead --
Childhood / Betty Farrell --
Boys and men in families / Michele Adams and Scott Coltrane --
Motherhood / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Fictive kin, paper sons, and compadrazgo / Bonnie Thorton Dill --
The meanings of Latina transnational motherhood / Pierrette Hondagneu Sotelo and Ernestine Avila --
The good-provider role : its rise and fall / Jessie Bernard --
Marriage, work and fatherhood in men's lives / Nicholas Townsend --
A christian quest for manhood / Susan Faludi --
The effects of social class on parental values / Melvin Kohn --
Families on the fault line / Lillian Rubin --
Equality works / Francine Deutsch --
The political economy of constructing family / Christopher Carrington --
Early essays on marriage and divorce / John Stuart Mill --
Wives' marital work in a culture of divorce / Karla Hackstaff --
How marriages end / Demie Kurz --
Remarriage / Jessie Bernard --
Research on stepparenting families / Jeanne Brooks-Gunn --
Single parent families / Stephen D. Sugarman --
Adoptive families in the United States / Christine Ward Gailey --
The man-made family / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Basic facts about battering : myths vs. realities / Neil Jacobson and John Gottman --
Ten myths that perpetuate corporal punishment / Murray Straus --
The sociology of parent-youth conflict / Kingsley Davis --
"The normal American family" as an interpretive structure of family life among grown children of Korean and Vietnamese immigrants / Karen Pyke --
Extending the family / John Logan and Glenna Spitze --
Defining family policy / Nancy Hooyman and Judith Gonyea --
Work, the family, and welfare / Sharon Hays --
Public policy and family and child well-being / Sandra Hofferth, Deborah Phillips, and Natasha Cabrera --
Creating a caring society / Evelyn Nakano Glenn.
Series Title: Wadsworth sociology reader series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Scott Coltrane.
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Introduction. Families and Society: A Conceptual Overview. Preface. Families and Society. 1. DEFINING FAMILY. 1. Rose Laub Coser, "The Family: Its Structure and Functions." 2. Dorothy Smith, "The Read more...

 
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