Rethinking the family : some feminist questions / edited by Barrie Thorne with Marilyn Yalom. - Rev. ed. - Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1992. - xi, 316 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Feminism and the family : two decades of thought / Is there a family? : new anthropological views / Family and class in contemporary America : notes toward an understanding of ideology / Family, race, and poverty in the eighties / Backward toward the postmodern family : reflections on gender, kinship, and class in the Silicon Valley / The politics of gay families / Why nineteenth-century feminists did not support "birth control" and twentieth-century feminists do : feminism, reproduction, and the family / The facts of fatherhood / Thinking about fathers / The fantasy of the perfect mother / Black women and motherhood / The female world of cards and holidays : women, families, and the work of kinship / Family violence, feminism, and social control / Why men resist / Barrie Thorne -- Jane Collier, Michelle Z. Rosaldo, and Sylvia Yanagisako -- Rayna Rapp -- Maxine Baca Zinn -- Judith Stacey -- Kath Weston -- Linda Gordon -- Thomas W. Laqueur -- Sara Ruddick -- Nancy Chodorow and Susan Contratto -- Patricia Hill Collins -- Micaela di Leonardo -- Linda Gordon -- William J. Goode.



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Families--United States.
Feminism--United States.

HQ536 / .R454 1992

306.85/0973