Diversity in Families

ISBN-10: 0205491561
ISBN-13: 9780205491568
Edition: 8th 2008
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Book details

List price: $128.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/19/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Preface
Images, Ideals, and Myths
Images and Ideals
Images and Reality
The Mythical American Family
A New Framework for Understanding Families
Additional Features of This Book
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Preindustrial Families and the Emergence of a Modern Family Form
Myths and Realities
Family and the New Social History
Family Life in Colonial America
The Emergence of Modern Family Life
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
The Historical Making of Family Diversity
Myths and Realities
Industrialization and Family Life
Immigration and Family Life
Racial Control and Family Life
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Economic and Demographic Upheavals in Society and Family Formation
Myths and Realities
Globalization and the Structural Transformation of the Economy and Families
The New Immigration and the Changing Racial Landscape
The Aging of Society
The Three Structural Transformations of Society
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Class, Race, and Gender
Myths and Realities
Class, Race, and Gender as Structured Inequalities
Class
Race
Gender
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Meshing the Worlds of Work and Family
Myths and Realities
The Changing Work Patterns of Women, Men, and Teens
Integrating Work and Family
Invisible and Unpaid Family Work
Coping with Work and Family
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
The Social Construction of Intimacy
Myths and Realities
Heterosexual Courtship and Mate Selection
Changing Sexual Behavior
Differentiated Forms of Intimacy
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Contemporary Marriages
Myths and Realities
Marriage: Private and Public Spheres
Recent Trends
Are There Benefits to Marriage?
Micro Aspects of Marriage
Reconstructing Gender Roles: Building an Egalitarian Marriage
The Future of Marriage: Changing or Dying?
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Parents and Children
Myths and Realities
The Social Construction of Parenting
The Social Construction of Childhood
Demographic Patterns
The Impact of Children on Marriage
The Impact of Parents on Children and of Children on Parents
The Structure of the Family Embedded in a Larger Network of Influences
Parents and Children in Dual-Earner Families
Single Parents and Their Children
Reprise: The Duality of Parenting
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Violence in Families
Myths and Realities
Families in a Violent Society
Intimate Partner Violence
Child Abuse and Neglect
Incest
Sibling Abuse
Battered Elders
Macro and Micro Linkages
Agency
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Divorce and Remarriage
Myths and Realties
Divorce Rates
Predicting the Divorce Rate: Up or Down?
The Consequences of Divorce for Spouses and Children
Remarriage after Divorce
The Politics of Divorce
Is Marriage a Failed Institution?
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Emergent Families in the Global Era
Myths and Realities
The Rise in New Family Arrangements
Single Life
Heterosexual Cohabitation
Same-Sex Partners and Families
Families Separated by Time and Space
Chapter Review
Related Web Sites
Family Policy for the Twenty-First Century

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