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Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world

Author: Danielle J Lindemann
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Commuter spouses--married couples who live apart due to the demands of their dual professional careers--shed light on a series of broad shifts in the dynamics of marriage, family, gender roles, and professional careers in the United States"--

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lindemann, Danielle J., author.
Commuter spouses
Ithaca [New York] : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018042392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle J Lindemann
ISBN: 9781501731181 1501731181
OCLC Number: 1036761007
Description: x, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Apart together : individualism, interdependence, and the meaning of (commuter) marriage --
Virtually together : space, place, and communication technologies --
Nobody's decision : the "choice" to live apart --
"They don't have to pick up their husband's shoes" : doing and undoing gender --
Who benefits from (commuter) marriage? --
"But are they happy?".
Responsibility: Danielle J. Lindemann.


What can we learn from looking at married partners who live apart? In Commuter Spouses, Danielle Lindemann explores how couples cope when they live apart to meet the demands of their dual  Read more...


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