Families and Society: Classic and Contemporary Readings (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

Families and Society: Classic and Contemporary Readings (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

by Scott L. Coltrane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534591302

ISBN-13: 9780534591304

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This reader is designed to promote a sociological understanding of families, while at the same time demonstrating the diversity and complexity of contemporary family life. The different parts or sections of the reader are designed to "map" onto most sociology of the family textbooks and course syllabi.  See more details below

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This reader is designed to promote a sociological understanding of families, while at the same time demonstrating the diversity and complexity of contemporary family life. The different parts or sections of the reader are designed to "map" onto most sociology of the family textbooks and course syllabi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534591304
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
The Wadsworth Sociology Reader Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
418,431
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction. Families and Society: A Conceptual Overview. Preface. Families and Society. 1. DEFINING FAMILY. 1. Rose Laub Coser, "The Family: Its Structure and Functions." 2. Dorothy Smith, "The Standard North American Family as an Ideological Code." 3. Paul Cantor, "The Simpsons: Atomistic Politics and the Nuclear Family." 2. SEX AND ROMANCE. 4. Kingsley Davis, "Jealousy and Sexual Property: An Illustration." 5. Eva Illouz, "An All Consuming Love." 6. Erich Goode, "Gender and Courtship Entitlement: Responses to Personal Ads." 7. Pepper Schwartz and Virginia Rutter, "Teenage Sexuality." 3. MARRIAGE AND COHABITATION. 8. Harriet Martineau, "Marriage." 9. Pamela Smock, "Cohabitation in the United States." 10. Stephanie Coontz, "The Future of Marriage." 11. Angela Bolte, "Do Wedding Dresses Come in Lavendar?" 4. REPRODUCTION, BIRTH AND BABIES. 12. Leta Hollingworth, "Social Devices for Impelling Women to Bear and Rear Children." 13. John Gillis, "Mothers Giving Birth to Motherhood. 14. Susan Walzer, "Thinking About the Baby." 15. Barbara Katz Rothman, "Daddy Plants a Seed: Personhood Under Patriarchy." 5. CHILDHOOD SOCIALIZATION. 16. Margaret Mead, "Sex and Temperament." 17. Betty Farrell, "Childhood." 18. Michele Adams and Scott Coltrane, "Boys and Men in Families." 6. MOTHERHOOD. 19. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "Motherhood." 20. Bonnie Thorton Dill, "Fictive Kin, Paper Sons, and Compadrazgo." 21. Pierrette Hondagneu Sotelo and Ernestine Avila, "The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood" 7. FATHERHOOD. 22. Jessie Bernard, "The Good-Provider Role: Its Rise and Fall " 23. Nicholas Townsend, "Marriage, Work and Fatherhood in Men''''s Lives." 24. Susan Faludi, "A Christian Quest for Manhood." 8. FAMILIES AND WORK. 25. Melvin Kohn, "The Effects of Social Class on Parental Values." 26. Lillian Rubin, "Families on the Fault Line." 27. Francine Deutsch, "Equality Works." 28. Christopher Carrington, "The Political Economy of Constructing Family." 9. DIVORCE. 29. John Stuart Mill, "Early Essays on Marriage and Divorce." 30. Karla Hackstaff, "Wives'''' Marital Work in a Culture of Divorce." 31. Demie Kurz, "How Marriages End." 10. MULTIPLE FAMILIES. 32. Jessie Bernard, "Remarriage." 33. Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, "Research on Stepparenting Families." 34. Stephen D. Sugarman, "Single Parent Families." 35. Christine Ward Gailey, "Adoptive Families in the United States." 11. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. 36. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Man-Made Family." 37. Neil Jacobson and John Gottman, "Basic Facts about Battering: Myths vs. Realities." 38. Murray Straus, "Ten Myths That Perpetuate Corporal Punishment." 12. FAMILIES OVER THE LIFE COURSE. 39. Kingsley Davis, "The Sociology of Parent-Youth Conflict." 40. Karen Pyke, "''''The Normal American Family'''' as an Interpretive Structure of Family Life Among Grown Children of Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants." 41. John Logan and Glenna Spitze, "Extending the Family." 13. FAMILY POLICY. 42. Nancy Hooyman and Judith Gonyea, "Defining Family Policy." 43. Sharon Hays, "Work, the Family, and Welfare." 44. Sandra Hofferth, Deborah Phillips, and Natasha Cabrera, "Public Policy and Family and Child Well-Being." 45. Evelyn Nakano Glenn, "Creating a Caring Society." GLOSSARY.

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