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Red Sex, Blue Sex: Relationship Norms in a Divided America

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how political culture is reflected in young Americans’ sexual choices. For liberal or “blue” young adults, preparing for their careers takes precedence. ... More


European Population: Interpretations and Anxieties

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the theory of Ulrich Beck, which is related to what he has termed the “risk society.” Beck rejects both the Marxist model that capitalism is doomed to collapse and ideas ... More


Beyond the modern family: re-visioning family change

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 2 gives an introduction to the rapidly changing patterns of family life that prompted the emergence of new ideas and perspectives in family studies at the turn of the millennium. It includes ... More


Shouts

Rachel Chrastil

in How to Be Childless: A History and Philosophy of Life Without Children

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918620
eISBN:
9780190066765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918620.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In the 1970s, after the baby boom hiatus, childlessness returned to prominence. By the 1970s, in contrast with previous centuries, the complex reasons that women ended up without children were openly ... More


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