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Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Rosanna Hertz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A remarkable number of women today are taking the daunting step of having children outside of marriage. This book offers a full-scale account of this fast-growing phenomenon, revealing why these ... More


The Color of Child Poverty

Duncan Lindsey

in Child Poverty and Inequality: Securing a Better Future for America's Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305449
eISBN:
9780199894291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305449.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

This chapter examines the current situation of child poverty in the United States. Two major factors define child poverty: single parenthood, and race and ethnicity. The United Nations recently ... More


The Women’s Wealth Gap: What Is It and Why Do We Care?

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women may earn 78% of what men earn, but they own only 36% as much wealth. In discussing the financial standing of women in America, a focus on income is misleading because wealth is a much more ... More


Smart Sex in the Neoliberal Present: Rethinking Single Parenthood in a Mexican Tourist Destination

Dawn Pankonien

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the links among neoliberal tourism development, urbanization, and the formation of single-parent families in Mexico. Drawing on the works of Lewis Henry Morgan and Friedrich ... More


A Tale of Two Parents: Charles Dickens's Great Expectations

Rachel Bowlby

in A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Dickens's Great Expectations is about the remembered feelings of the boy Pip caught up in the intense emotions of an unusual and enigmatic childhood. But there are also significant parental stories ... More


Strengthening Partnerships

Robert Cherry and Robert Lerman

in Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter negates the impression that marriage has substantial benefits only for middle-class individuals, by detailing the positive effects that marriage has on family well-being, particularly ... More


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