Family Patterns, Gender Relations by Bonnie Fox

Family Patterns, Gender Relations

byBonnie Fox

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This new fourth edition offers a thought-provoking introduction to key issues, questions, findings, and debates in family studies. Combining high-quality readings with contextualizing part introductions, this compelling collection explores the complex dynamics of family life with a focus onhow gendered relationships continue to play a major role in the structure of today's families. With classic and contemporary readings from Canada, the US, and the UK, Family Patterns, Gender Relations offers students a wide variety of perspectives on what it means to be a family in our modernworld.

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Bonnie Fox is associate professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. She has published numerous articles and book chapters as well as When Couples Become Parents: The Creation of Gender in the Transition to Parenthood (UTP, 2009).

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Title:Family Patterns, Gender RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.77 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195447477

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsPart One: Family in Perspective1. Bonnie Fox and Meg Luxton: Analyzing the Familiar: Definitions, Approaches, and Issues at the Heart of Studying Families2. Felicity Edholm: The Unnatural FamilyPart Two: Family Diversity over Time3. Eleanor B. Leacock: Women in an Egalitarian Society: The Montagnais-Naskapi of Canada4. Louise A. Tilly and Joan W. Scott: The Family Economy in Pre-industrial England and France5. Tamara K. Hareven: Dynamics of Kin in an Industrial Community6. Maxine L. Margolis: Putting Mothers on the Pedestal7. Mary Louise Adams: Sexuality and the Post-war Domestic "Revival"8. Meg Luxton: Wives and HusbandsPart Three: Families Today: The Social Relations That Make FamiliesSection 1: Negotiating Adult Intimacy9. Yen Le Espiritu: 'We Don't Sleep Around Like White Girls Do': Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina-American Lives10. Sharon Sassler and Amanda Miller: Waiting to Be Asked: Gender, Power, and Relationship Progression Among Cohabiting Couples11. Dawn H. Currie: 'Here Comes the Bride': The Making of a 'Modern Traditional' Wedding in Western Culture12. Melanie Ann Beres: Desire, Pleasure, and Sex in Young Adults' Heterosexual RelationshipsSection 2: Parenthood13. Bonnie Fox: When the Baby Comes Home14. Diana Worts: 'Like a Family': Reproductive Work in a Co-operative Setting15. Gillian A. Dunne: Opting into Motherhood: Lesbians Blurring the Boundaries and Transforming the Meaning of Parenthood and Kinship16. Andrea Doucet: Fathers and Emotional ResponsibilitySection 3: The Work of Sustaining Families17. Sedef Arat-Koc: The Politics of Family and Immigration in the Subordination of Domestic Workers in Canada18. Meg Luxton: Family Coping Strategies: Balancing Paid Employment and Domestic LabourPart Four: Families Negotiating ChangeSection 1: Immigration19. Guida Man: From Hong Kong to Canada: Immigration and the Changing Family Lives of Middle-class Women from Hong Kong20. Gillian Creese, Isabel Dyck, and Arlene Tigar McLaren: Gender, Generation, and the 'Immigrant Family': Negotiating Migration Processes21. Kara Somerville: Making and Sustaining Transnational FamiliesSection 2: Economic and Other Upheaval22. Jo-Anne Fiske and Rose Johnny: The Lake Babine First Nation Family: Yesterday and Today23. Kate Bezanson: Putting Together a Life: Families, Coping, and Economic Change, 1997-2008Section 3: Divorce and Its Aftermath24. Catherine Kohler Riessman: Mourning Different Dreams: Gender and the Companionate Marriage25. Carol Smart, Bren Neale, and Amanda Wade: 'Doing' Post-divorce Childhood26. Elizabeth Church: Kinship and StepfamiliesPart Five: Problems, Policies, and the Law27. Rosemary Gartner, Myrna Dawson, and Maria Crawford: Confronting Violence in Women's Lives28. Mary Jane Mossman: Conversations About Families in Canadian Courts and Legislatures: Are There 'Lessons' for the United States?29. Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay: Quebec's Policies for Work-Family Balance: A Model for Canada?GlossaryCreditsIndex