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Family in Transition

Family in Transition - 14th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205482658

Cover of Family in Transition 14TH 07 (ISBN 978-0205482658)
ISBN13: 978-0205482658
ISBN10: 0205482651
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 07
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $90.25

Family in Transition - 14TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205482658

Arlene S. Skolnick and Jerome H. Skolnick

ISBN13: 978-0205482658
ISBN10: 0205482651
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 07
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This bestselling reader on families and intimate relationships identifies the most current trends, places them in historical context, and balances cutting-edge scholarship with perennial favorites.

Table of Contents

PART ONE. THE CHANGING FAMILY

Families Past and Present
1. William J. Goode / ''The Theoretical Importance of the Family''
2. Anthony Giddens, ''The Global Revolution in Family and Personal Life''
3. Arlene Skolnick / ''The Life Course Revolution''
4. Donald J. Hernandez / ''Changes in the Demographics of Families Over the Course of American History''
Public Debates and Private Lives
5. Sharon Hays / ''The Mommy Wars: Ambivalence, Ideological Work, and the Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood''
6. Janet Z. Giele / ''Decline of the Family: Conservative, Liberal, and Feminist Views''
7. George Chauncey / ''Why Do Gays Want to Marry?''

PART TWO. SEX AND GENDER

Changing Gender Roles
8. Robert M. Jackson / ''Destined for Equality''
9. Kathleen Gerson / ''Children of the Gender Revolution: Some Theoretical Questions and Findings from the Field''
Sexuality and Society
10. Amy T. Schalet / ''Raging Hormones, Regulated Love: Adolescent Sexuality in the United States and the Netherlands''
11. Beth Bailey / ''Sexual Revolution(s)''
Courtship and Marriage
12. Paula England / ''The Decline of Dating and the Rise of the Hook Up''
13. Arlene Skolnick / ''Grounds for Marriage: How Relationships Succeed or Fail''
14. Lynne M. Casper and Suzanne M. Bianchi / ''Cohabitation''
15. Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr. / ''The Future of Marriage''
Divorce and Remarriage
16. Karla B. Hackstaff / ''Divorce Culture: A Quest for Relational Equality in Marriage''
17. Joan B. Kelly and Robert E. Emery / ''Children's Adjustment Following Divorce: Risk and Resilience Perspectives''
18. Mary Ann Mason / ''The Modern American Stepfamily: Problems and Possibilities''

PART THREE. PARENTS AND CHILDREN

Parenthood
19. Philip Cowan and Carolyn Pape Cowan / ''New Families: Modern Couples as New Pioneers''
20. Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel / ''Caring for Our Young: Child Care in Europe and the United States''
21. Lawrence Friedman / ''Who Are Our Children: Adoption Past and Present''
22. Nicholas Townsend / ''The Four Facets of Fatherhood''
Childhood
23. Steven Mintz / ''Beyond Sentimentality: American Childhood as a Social and Cultural Construct''
24. Ellen Galinsky / ''What Children Think about Their Working Parents''
25. Vern L. Bengston, Timothy J. Biblarz, and Robert E. L. Roberts / ''How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generations''

PART FOUR. FAMILIES IN SOCIETY

Work and Family
26. Katherine S. Newman / ''Family Values against the Odds''
27. Arlie Hochschild, with Anne Machung / ''The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home''
28. Jerry A. Jacobs and Kathleen Gerson / ''The Work-Home Crunch''
Family and the Economy
29. Lillian B. Rubin / ''Families on the Fault Line''
30. Harriet B. Presser / ''The Economy That Never Sleeps''
31. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi / Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke''
Dimensions of Diversity
32. Ronald L. Taylor / ''Diversity within African American Families''
33. Maxine Baca Zinn and Barbara Wells / ''Diversity within Latino Families: New Lessons for Family Social Science''
34. Judith Stacey / ''Gay and Lesbian Families: Queer Like Us''
35. Karen Pyke / '''The Normal American Family' as an Interpretive Structure of Family Life among Grown Children of Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants''
36. Jeremy Travis / ''Prisoners' Families and Children''
37. Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas / ''Unmarried with Children''
38. Denise A. Hines and Kathleen Malley-Morrison / ''Issues in the Definition of Family Violence and Abuse''