Gender, Family and Economy: The Triple Overlap / Edition 1

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Overview

The 'triple overlap' refers to the link between gender stratification, the household and economic variables. In this volume, leading sociologists examine this overlap as a totality, providing theoretical concepts and new research on how the triple overlap works, both inside the family and within the broader context of society. Their competing conceptions of the interrelationship of gender, family and economy are bolstered by empirical papers which raise questions of culture, class and race within the contexts of both the developed and developing worlds. Six of the articles in this volume were previously published as a Special Issue of Journal of Family Issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803937567
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/1/1990
  • Series: SAGE Focus Editions Series , #125
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THEORIES ILLUMINATING THE 'TRIPLE OVERLAP'
A Theory of Family, Economy, and Gender - Joan Huber
Women and Men in the Class Structure - Randall Collins
The Gender Division of Labor and the Reproduction of Female Disadvantage - Janet Saltzman Chafetz
Toward an Integrated Theory
PART TWO: THEORIES AND DATA FROM THIRD WORLD PEOPLES
Income Under Female Versus Male Control - Rae Lesser Blumberg
Hypotheses from a Theory of Gender Stratification and Data from the Third World
Female Autonomy, the Family, and Industrialization in Java - Diane L Wolf
Gender, Family, and Economy in a Planned, Industrial City - Cathy A Rakowski
The Working and Lower Class Households of Ciudad Guayana
Racial Ethnic Women's Labor - Evelyn Nakano Glenn
The Intersection of Race, Gender and Class Oppression
Afterword - Rae Lesser Blumberg
Racial Ethnic Women's Labor - Factoring in Gender Stratification
PART THREE: CONTRASTING CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF THE HOUSEHOLD
The Common Pot or Separate Purses? A Transaction Cost Interpretation - Judith Treas
Households as an Institution of the World-Economy - Immanuel Wallerstein and Joan Smith
PART FOUR: GENDER, MONEY, AND HOUSEWORK
The Division of Household Labor - Marion Tolbert Coleman
Suggestions for Future Empirical Consideration and Theoretical Development
Money and Ideology - Philip Blumstein and Pepper Schwartz
Their Impact on Power and the Division of Household Labor
Gender Inequality - Sarah Fenstermaker, Candace West and Don Zimmerman
New Conceptual Terrain

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