The Resource American families : a multicultural reader, edited by Stephanie Coontz with Maya Parson and Gabrielle Raley

American families : a multicultural reader, edited by Stephanie Coontz with Maya Parson and Gabrielle Raley

American families : a multicultural reader
American families
Title remainder
a multicultural reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephanie Coontz with Maya Parson and Gabrielle Raley
Cataloging source
Dewey number
no index present
LC call number
LC item number
.A583 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
American families : a multicultural reader, edited by Stephanie Coontz with Maya Parson and Gabrielle Raley
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-499)
Introduction / Stephanie Coontz -- Pt. I. The American Tradition of Family Diversity. 1. Fictive Kin, Paper Sons, and Compadrazgo: Women of Color and the Struggle for Family Survival / Bonnie Thornton Dill. 2. Excerpts from Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928 / David Wallace Adams. 3. Interpreting the African Heritage in Afro-American Family Organization / Niara Sudarkasa. 4. Split Household, Small Producer, and Dual Wage Earner: An Analysis of Chinese-American Family Strategies / Evelyn Nakano Glenn. 5. Working-Class Families, 1870-1890 / Stephanie Coontz. 6. Excerpts from Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 / George J. Sanchez. 7. Southern Diaspora: Origins of the Northern "Underclass" / Jacqueline Jones -- Pt. II. Integrating Race, Class, and Gender into Family Theory. 8. Family and Class in Contemporary America: Notes toward an Understanding of Ideology / Rayna Rapp. 9. Shifting the Center: Race, Class, and Feminist Theorizing about Motherhood / Patricia Hill Collins. 10. Toward a Unified Theory of Class, Race, and Gender / Karen Brodkin Sacks. 11. Social Science Theorizing for Latino Families in the Age of Diversity / Maxine Baca Zinn -- Pt. III. Working-Class and Inner-City Families under Economic Stress. 12. Poor Families in an Era of Urban Transformation: The "Underclass" Family in Myth and Reality / Thomas J. Sugrue. 13. No Good Choices: Teenage Childbearing, Concentrated Poverty, and Welfare Reform / Gabrielle Raley. 14. Excerpts from Families on the Fault Line: America's Working Class Speaks about the Family, the Economy, Race, and Ethnicity / Lillian B. Rubin -- Pt. IV. Globalization and Today's Immigrant Families. 15. Women and Children First: New Directions in Anti-immigrant Politics / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo. 16. Global Exchange: The World Bank, "Welfare Reform," and the Global Trade in Filipina Workers / Grace Chang. 17. Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicity / Nazli Kibria -- Pt. V. Work-Family Issues. 18. Management by Stress: The Reorganization of Work Hits Home in the 1990s / Sarah Ryan. 19. Gender Displays and Men's Power: The "New Man" and the Mexican Immigrant Man / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Michael A. Messner. 20. Child-Care Dilemmas in Contemporary Families / Tamara Anderson and Beth Vail -- Pt. VI. New Forms of Family Diversity. 21. Gay and Lesbian Families Are Here: All Our Families Are Queer: Let's Get Used to It! / Judith Stacey. 22. African American Lesbians: Issues in Couples Therapy / Beverly Greene and Nancy Boyd-Franklin. 23. Social Construction of Mary Beth Whitehead / Michelle Harrison. 24. Comment on Harrison: The Commodification of Motherhood / Barbara Katz Rothman. 25. Resolving "Other" Status: Identity Development of Biracial Individuals / Maria P. P. Root. 26. Use of African-American Family Structures and Functioning to Address the Challenges of European-American Postdivorce Families / Margaret Crosbie-Burnett and Edith A. Lewis -- Pt. VII. Recognizing Diversity, Encouraging Solidarity. 27. Poverty, Social Rights, and the Quality of Citizenship / Roger Lawson and William Julius Wilson. 28. The Case for a Race-Specific Policy / Stephen Steinberg. 29. The Family Values Fable / Judith Stacey -- Selected Bibliography of Recent Sources / Maya Parson
Control code
26 cm.
xxxiii, 501 p.
Isbn Type
(PB : alk. paper)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38527792
  • (OCoLC)38527792

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