Continuity And Innovation: Canadian Families In The New Millennium by Amber GazsoContinuity And Innovation: Canadian Families In The New Millennium by Amber Gazso

Continuity And Innovation: Canadian Families In The New Millennium

byAmber Gazso, Karen Kobayashi

Paperback | October 30, 2017

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Continuity and Innovation: Canadian Families in the New Millennium showcases how emerging and leading sociologists of the family explore the contemporary moments and experiences of Canadian families while investigating the past and extrapolating the implications of these moments and experiences for the future. While there is continuity in what remains important about family in Canada, there is simultaneous diversity and innovation in the definition and character of the meanings we assign to families and the practices and processes that we engage in. Meanings, practices, and processes significantly vary over time. Such variations can be attributed to differences in individual identities, interactions, and ideologies that are linked to gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, class, age, ability, and citizenship, as well as social-historical context. This exploration of Canadian families is based on both respected secondary research, along with primary, original scholarship by the contributors, who are actively engaged as sociologists of the family. Contributors take various approaches to explore the family as an institution (macro focus) or as an experience (micro focus), using a variety of theoretical lenses, and sharing stories of activism or experiential learning in doing so.
Amber Gazso, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology at York University. Her main areas of research interest include citizenship, family and gender relations, research methods, poverty, and the welfare state. Overall, she specializes in research that explores family members' relationships with social policies of the neo-liberal w...
Title:Continuity And Innovation: Canadian Families In The New MillenniumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.39 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: FoundationsChapter 1: Families as We Know and Have Known ThemChapter 2: Theorizing and Researching FamilyPart 2: Family Formations and Living ArrangementsChapter 3: Seeking Intimacy, Forming FamiliesChapter 4: Living ArrangementsPart 3: Surviving and ThrivingChapter 5: The Outcomes of Incomes: Family Insecurity or Security in Insecure TimesChapter 6: Managing Low Income in Families: The Importance of Institutions and InteractionsPart 4: Patterns of Indigeneity and (Im)migrationChapter 7: Indigenous Families: Migration, Resistance, and ResilienceChapter 8: Immigrant Families and Canada's Changing Ethno-Racial DiversityPart 5: Power and RightsChapter 9: Paid and Unpaid Work: Power, Division, and StrategiesChapter 10: When Abuse Strikes at Home: Families and Violence Chapter 11: (De)colonization, Racialization, Racism, and Canadian Families: Relearning Through Storytelling About Lived Experience Part 6: Care Work and Social SupportChapter 12: Families Caring for Children in the 21st century Chapter 13: Caregiving and Support for Older Adults Chapter 14: Families Experiencing Dis/abilityPart 7: Deepening Continuity and InnovationChapter 15: "Doing Family": Lenses, Patterns, and Futures