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Ensuring InequalityThe Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Ensuring Inequality: The Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Donna L. Franklin and Angela D. James

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199374878
eISBN:
9780190254186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374878.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Marriage and the Family

This book expands and updates the nuanced historical perspective used in the first edition to understand African American family patterns. The result is a narrative that challenges conventional ... More

Forgotten FamiliesEnding the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Jody Heymann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the last half-century, radical changes have rippled through the workplace and the home from Boston to Mumbai. In the face of rapid globalization, these changes affect us all, and we can no longer ... More

Mothers on the Fast TrackHow a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ... More

The Parent AppUnderstanding Families in the Digital Age

The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Lynn Schofield Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

How are families responding to the challenges of parenting young people in the digital age? This book draws on in-depth interviews with families from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds in order to ... More

The Power of the PastUnderstanding Cross-Class Marriages

The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

Jessi Streib

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199364428
eISBN:
9780190232450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364428.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Marriage and the Family

This book advances the notion that intimate life—marriage and ideas of how to best live—is closely linked to the class in which individuals were raised. Arguing against the notion that class is a ... More

Single by Chance, Mothers by ChoiceHow Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Rosanna Hertz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A remarkable number of women today are taking the daunting step of having children outside of marriage. This book offers a full-scale account of this fast-growing phenomenon, revealing why these ... More

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