Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing Life

Hardcover | August 15, 2007

EditorJanet Stocks, Capitolina Díaz, Björn Halleröd

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This collection is the result of a five-year-long collaboration of sociologists in three countries: Sweden, Spain and the United States. In-depth, extended interviews with couples exploring many aspects of their daily lives provide significant insights into the impact of modernity, gender roles, and expectations concerning the meaning of money and the complex financial reality of households.
 
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This collection is the result of a five-year-long collaboration of sociologists in three countries: Sweden, Spain and the United States. In-depth, extended interviews with couples exploring many aspects of their daily lives provide significant insights into the impact of modernity, gender roles, and expectations concerning the meaning ...

JANET STOCKS is Director of the Center for Academic and Professional Success, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA. She is a sociologist with an interest in education, the family, religion and qualitative methods.BJÖRN HALLERÖD is Professor of Sociology, Umeå University, Sweden. Since the mid-1980s he has worked extensively on is...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.88 × 5.77 × 0.66 inPublished:August 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517021

ISBN - 13:9780230517028

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Acknowledgements * Notes on Contributors * Introduction: The Role of Money in "Doing Couple"--J.Stocks * An Overview: Research on Couples and Money--S.Dema & C.Nyman * Our Methods--C.Díaz-Martínez, C.Nyman & J.Stocks * Elusive Independence in a Context of Gender Equality: Swedish Women's Use of Money as a Means of "Doing" Economic Independence in Coupledom--C.Nyman & L.Reinikainen * The Meaning of Breadwinning in Dual-Earner Couples--F.Wilson & J.Stocks * The Intertwining of Money and Love in Couple Relationships--C.Díaz-Martínez, S.Dema & M.Ibáñez * Doing Gender While Doing Couple - Concluding Remarks--B.Halleröd, C.Díaz-Martínez & J.Stocks * Appendix A: Protocol for Interviewing Couples * Appendix B: Protocol for Interviewing Individuals * Appendix C: Standardized demographic Survey Questionnaire * Appendix D: The Comprehensive Code List for Analysis of Interviews * References * Index