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Marriage Markets : How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

By: Carbone, June.
Contributor(s): Cahn, Naomi.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014Description: 1 online resource (267 p.).ISBN: 9780199916597.Subject(s): Domestic relations -- United States | Equality -- United States | Families -- Economic aspects -- United States | Marriage -- Economic aspects -- United States | Social classes -- United States | Working class -- Economic aspects -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marriage Markets : How Inequality is Remaking the American FamilyDDC classification: 306.810973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Cover ""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""SECTION I THE PUZZLES OF TODAY�S FAMILIES""; ""1. Class, Marriage Markets, and the New Foundations for Family Life""; ""2. Blinded by the Light""; ""3. Blaming the Victim: The Morality Tale""; ""4. Getting Closer: The Rediscovery of Marriage Markets""; ""SECTION II THE NEW TERMS ""; ""5. The Heart of the Matter""; ""6. Where the Men Are""; ""7. Remaking Class Barriers: Children and Achievement""; ""8. The Re-creation of Class""; ""SECTION III LEGALIZING INEQUALITY: THE CLASS DIVIDE IN THE MEANING OF FAMILY LAW""
""9. The Law: Rewriting the Marital Script""""10. Shared Parenting: Egalitarian, Patriarchal, or Both?""; ""SECTION IV REBUILDING COMMUNITY: INEQUALITY, CLASS, AND FAMILY""; ""11. Rebuilding from the Top Down: The Family, Inequality, and Employment""; ""12. Rebuilding from the Bottom Up: Addressing Children�s Needs""; ""13. Sex, Power, Patriarchy, and Parental Obligation""; ""14. The Death of Family Law�And Prospects for Its Rebirth""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Summary: There was a time when the phrase ""American family"" conjured up a single, specific image: a breadwinner dad, a homemaker mom, and their 2.5 kids living comfortable lives in a middle-class suburb. Today, that image has been shattered, due in part to skyrocketing divorce rates, single parenthood, and increased out-of-wedlock births. But whether it is conservatives bewailing the wages of moral decline and women's liberation, or progressives celebrating the result of women's greater freedom and changing sexual mores, most Americans fail to identify the root factor driving the changes: economic in
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""Cover ""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""SECTION I THE PUZZLES OF TODAY�S FAMILIES""; ""1. Class, Marriage Markets, and the New Foundations for Family Life""; ""2. Blinded by the Light""; ""3. Blaming the Victim: The Morality Tale""; ""4. Getting Closer: The Rediscovery of Marriage Markets""; ""SECTION II THE NEW TERMS ""; ""5. The Heart of the Matter""; ""6. Where the Men Are""; ""7. Remaking Class Barriers: Children and Achievement""; ""8. The Re-creation of Class""; ""SECTION III LEGALIZING INEQUALITY: THE CLASS DIVIDE IN THE MEANING OF FAMILY LAW""

""9. The Law: Rewriting the Marital Script""""10. Shared Parenting: Egalitarian, Patriarchal, or Both?""; ""SECTION IV REBUILDING COMMUNITY: INEQUALITY, CLASS, AND FAMILY""; ""11. Rebuilding from the Top Down: The Family, Inequality, and Employment""; ""12. Rebuilding from the Bottom Up: Addressing Children�s Needs""; ""13. Sex, Power, Patriarchy, and Parental Obligation""; ""14. The Death of Family Law�And Prospects for Its Rebirth""; ""Notes""; ""Index""

There was a time when the phrase ""American family"" conjured up a single, specific image: a breadwinner dad, a homemaker mom, and their 2.5 kids living comfortable lives in a middle-class suburb. Today, that image has been shattered, due in part to skyrocketing divorce rates, single parenthood, and increased out-of-wedlock births. But whether it is conservatives bewailing the wages of moral decline and women's liberation, or progressives celebrating the result of women's greater freedom and changing sexual mores, most Americans fail to identify the root factor driving the changes: economic in

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June Carbone is the inaugural holder of the Robina Chair of Law, Science and Technology at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of From Partners to Parents: The Second Revolution in Family Law, the third and fourth editions of Family Law with Leslie Harris and the late Lee Teitelbaum, and Red Families v. Blue Families with Naomi Cahn. She is also a member of the Yale Cultural Cognition Project.Naomi Cahn, the Harold H. Greene Professor at George Washington University Law School, has written numerous articles and several books in a variety of areas. With June Carbone, she has also co-authored Red Families v. Blue Families. Other books include: Finding Our Families (with Wendy Kramer); The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families; and co-authored casebooks in family law and trusts and estates. She is a Senior Fellow at the Donaldson Adoption Institute, a board member for the Donor Sibling Registry, and a member of the GW Global Gender Program advisory board.

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