Cover of: Family patterns, gender relations | edited by Bonnie J. Fox.

Family patterns, gender relations

Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The unnatural family / Felicity Edholm
Is there a family? New anthropological views / Jane Collier, Michelle Z. Rosaldo, Sylvia Yanagisako
Conceptualizing "family"
Bonnie J. Fox, Meg Luxton
!Kung women: contrasts in sexual egalitarianism in foraging and sedentary contexts
Patricia Draper
Women in an egalitarian society: the Montagnais-Naskapi of Canada / Eleanor Leacock
The family economy in modern England and France / Louise Tilly, Joan Scott
The fragmented family: family strategies in the face of death, illness, and poverty, Montreal, 1860-1891 / Bettina Bradbury
Pigs, cows, and boarders: non-wage forms of survival among Montreal families, 1861-1891 / Bettoma Bradbury
Domesticity / Nancy Cott
Putting mothers on the pedestal / Maxine Margolis
Bread before roses: American workingmen, labour unions, and the family wage / Martha May
The rise and fall of the breadwinner-homemaker family / Bonnie J. Fox
The reproduction of family life: perspectives of male and female adolescents / Jane Gaskell
The more things change ...: an update on Gaskell's findings / Lorna Irwin, Penni Stewart
Commitment and the cultural mandate: woman in medicine / Patricia Bourne, Norma Wikler
Heterosexuality: contested ground / Mariana Valverde
Heterosexual sex: power and desire for the other / Wendy Hollway
Gender politics: love and power in the private and public spheres / Francesca Cancian
Desperately seeking babies: new technologies of hope and despair / Rona Achilles
Childbirth as culture, experience and politics / Shelly Romalis
Motherwork, stress, and depression: the costs of privatized social reproduction / Harriet Rosenberg
The acceptance of the concept of the maternal role by behavioural scientists: its effect on women / Rochelle Paul Wortis
The good father: reconstructing fatherhood / Lynne Segal
The politics of family and immigration in the subordination of domestic workers in Canada / Sedef Arat-Koc
Violence against wives / R. Emerson Dobash, Russell Dobash
Child battery / Susan G. Cole
In whose best interest: the politics of joint custody / Janice Drakich
The demise of domesticity in America / Alice Kessler-Harris, Karen Brodkin Sacks
Pathbreakers: some unconventional families of the 90s / Bonnie J. Fox, Doreen Fumia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 306.85

The Physical Object

Pagination xi, 370 p. ;
Number of pages 370

ID Numbers

Open Library OL19649146M
ISBN 10 0195409655
LC Control Number 93094558

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