Gender and Couple Relationships by Susan M. McHale, Valarie King, Jennifer Van Hook, Alan Booth

By Susan M. McHale, Valarie King, Jennifer Van Hook, Alan Booth

This provocative quantity is made from mental, socioeconomic, and cultural views on couple dynamics, fairly gender dynamics, and the way forward for marriage. that includes information on married, cohabitating, male/female, and same-sex undefined, the authors of the book's chapters examine the altering affects of labor, parenting, and the well-being merits of marriage for women and men. Trajectories within the evolution towards gender equality give you the backdrop for discussions of girls and males as companions, mom and dad, and employees in modern society. individuals additionally preserve a pointy concentrate on the complexities of gender concerns as they intersect with the most important contexts of cohort, category, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

Among the themes covered:

  • Gender equality and financial inequality: affects on marriage.
  • Expansionist conception improved: integrating sociological and mental views on gender, paintings, and family members change.
  • Gender, paintings, and kinfolk: motion within the interactions.
  • Changes in U.S. moms' and fathers' time use: motives and consequences.
  • A case for homosexual fathers.
  • Gender, marriage, and healthiness for same-sex and different-sex couples

Gender and Couple Relationships records social roles and social swap with attention-grabbing perception to improve examine in fields of psychology, sociology, demography and economics and to the advantage of paintings enterprises, coverage makers, family members and couple therapists and different psychological healthiness professionals.

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