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Queer Parents and Fatherhood Movements, 1970–2010

Jürgen Martschukat

in American Fatherhood: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892273
eISBN:
9781479804740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892273.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

The twelfth chapter discusses the transformations of the nuclear family ideal, of its gendered and heteronormative patterns in the wake of the women’s movement and the LGBT movement. At its center ... More


Queer Stepfamilies: The Path to Social and Legal Recognition

Katie L. Acosta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479800957
eISBN:
9781479801015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This work examines the social and legal experiences of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer stepparent families. The data come from fifty-one interviews with origin and/or stepparents from ... More


Introduction

Katie L. Acosta

in Queer Stepfamilies: The Path to Social and Legal Recognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479800957
eISBN:
9781479801015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800957.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter introduces the research questions that motivated the writing of this book: How do lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer stepparent families forge a path toward plural parenting? How ... More


Conclusion

Katie L. Acosta

in Queer Stepfamilies: The Path to Social and Legal Recognition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479800957
eISBN:
9781479801015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800957.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Acosta argues that study families are doing family by challenging others’ heteronormative presumptions that LGBTQ people cannot be parents. But the families are also queering families, because they ... More


‘Those most intimately concerned’: the strength of chosen family in Elizabeth Gaskell's Gothic short fiction

Ardel Haefele-Thomas

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Ardel Haefele-Thomas in Chapter 2 analyses Elizabeth Gaskell’s pioneering of alternative family ties in her short Gothic fictional texts. Gaskell utilizes the Gothic genre to explore and provide ... More


‘As much a family as anyone could be, anywhere ever’: revisioning the family in Poppy Z. Brite's Lost Souls

William Hughes

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Chapter 10, William Hughes considers the representation of an alternative grouping – not based upon genitally determined reproduction or legalistic dynasties, simultaneously vampiric and ... More


Making space for fatherhood in gay men’s lives in Norway1

Arnfinn J. Andersen

in Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states: Comparing care policies and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310471
eISBN:
9781447310501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310471.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The construction of fatherhood is undergoing change as a result of closer and more independent relations between fathers and children. These changes have appeared in all the Nordic countries. What ... More


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