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

Published New York : Routledge, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  306.850973 AMER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxiii, 501 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [491]-499).
Contents Introduction / Stephanie Coontz ix -- Part I. 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 -- 2. Excerpts from Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928 / David Wallace Adams 20 -- 3. Interpreting the African Heritage in Afro-American Family Organization / Niara Sudarkasa 59 -- 4. Split Household, Small Producer, and Dual Wage Earner: An Analysis of Chinese-American Family Strategies / Evelyn Nakano Glenn 74 -- 5. Working-Class Families, 1870-1890 / Stephanie Coontz 94 -- 6. Excerpts from Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 / George J. Sanchez 128 -- 7. Southern Diaspora: Origins of the Northern "Underclass" / Jacqueline Jones 153 -- Part II. Integrating Race, Class, and Gender into Family Theory -- 8. Family and Class in Contemporary America: Notes toward an Understanding of Ideology / Rayna Rapp 180 -- 9. Shifting the Center: Race, Class, and Feminist Theorizing about Motherhood / Patricia Hill Collins 197 -- 10. Toward a Unified Theory of Class, Race, and Gender / Karen Brodkin Sacks 218 -- 11. Social Science Theorizing for Latino Families in the Age of Diversity / Maxine Baca Zinn 230 -- Part 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 243 -- 13. No Good Choices: Teenage Childbearing, Concentrated Poverty, and Welfare Reform / Gabrielle Raley 258 -- 14. Excerpts from Families on the Fault Line: America's Working Class Speaks about the Family, the Economy, Race, and Ethnicity / Lillian B. Rubin 273 -- Part IV. Globalization and Today's Immigrant Families -- 15. Women and Children First: New Directions in Anti-immigrant Politics / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo 288 -- 16. Global Exchange: The World Bank, "Welfare Reform," and the Global Trade in Filipina Workers / Grace Chang 305 -- 17. Migration and Vietnamese American Women: Remaking Ethnicity / Nazli Kibria 318 -- Part V. Work-Family Issues -- 18. Management by Stress: The Reorganization of Work Hits Home in the 1990s / Sarah Ryan 332 -- 19. Gender Displays and Men's Power: The "New Man" and the Mexican Immigrant Man / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Michael A. Messner 342 -- 20. Child-Care Dilemmas in Contemporary Families / Tamara Anderson, Beth Vail 359 -- Part 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 372 -- 22. African American Lesbians: Issues in Couples Therapy / Beverly Greene, Nancy Boyd-Franklin 406 -- 23. Social Construction of Mary Beth Whitehead / Michelle Harrison 425 -- 24. Comment on Harrison: The Commodification of Motherhood / Barbara Katz Rothman 435 -- 25. Resolving "Other" Status: Identity Development of Biracial Individuals / Maria P. P. Root 439 -- 26. Use of African-American Family Structures and Functioning to Address the Challenges of European-American Postdivorce Families / Margaret Crosbie-Burnett, Edith A. Lewis 455 -- Part VII. Recognizing Diversity, Encouraging Solidarity -- 27. Poverty, Social Rights, and the Quality of Citizenship / Roger Lawson, William Julius Wilson 470 -- 28. Case for a Race-Specific Policy / Stephen Steinberg 478 -- 29. Family Values Fable / Judith Stacey 487.
Other author Coontz, Stephanie.
Parson, Maya.
Raley, Gabrielle.
Subject Families -- United States.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Ethnicity -- United States.
Work and family -- United States.
ISBN 0415915732 (HB : alk. paper)
0415915740 (PB : alk. paper)