Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing Life by Janet Stocks

Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing Life

byJanet Stocks, Björn HallerödEditorC. Díaz-martínez

Hardcover | July 12, 2007

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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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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...

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Title:Modern Couples Sharing Money, Sharing LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:July 12, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230517021

ISBN - 13:9780230517028

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Table of Contents

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