Handbook of Feminist Family Studies

Editors: Lloyd, Sally A., Few, April L. and Allen, Katherine R.
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
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ISBN: 978-1-4129-6082-3
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies demonstrates how feminist contributions to family science advance our understanding of relationships among individuals, families, and communities. Bringing together some of the most well-respected scholars in the field, the editors showcase feminist family scholarship, creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I. Feminist Theory and Family Studies
  • 1. Reclaiming Feminist Theory, Method, and Praxis for Family Studies - Katherine R. Allen, Sally A. Lloyd, and April L. Few
  • 2. A Feminist Critique of Family Studies - Alexis J. Walker
  • 3. Theorizing with Racial-Ethnic Feminisms in Family Studies - April L. Few
  • 4. Queering “the Family” - Ramona Faith Oswald, Katherine A. Kuvalanka, Libby Balter Blume, Dana Berkowitz
  • 5. Postmodern Feminist Perspectives and Families - Kristine M. Baber
  • 6. Transnational Intersectionality: A Critical Framework for Theorizing Motherhood - Ramaswami Mahalingam, Sundari Balan, and Kristine M. Molina
  • Part II. Feminist (Re)Visioning of “the Family”
  • 7. Gendered Bodies in Family Studies: A Feminist Examination of Constructionist and Biosocial Perspectives on Families - Constance L. Shehan and Christine E. Kaestle
  • 8. (Re)Visioning Intimate Relationships: Chicanas in Family Studies - Ana A. Lucero-Liu and Donna Hendrickson Christensen
  • 9. Lesbian Parents and Their Families: Complexity and Intersectionality from a Feminist Perspective - Abbie E. Goldberg
  • 10. Feminist Visions for Rethinking Work and Family Connections - Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Amy Claxton
  • 11. (Re)Visioning Family Ties to Communities and Contexts - Lynet Uttal
  • 12. (Re)Visioning Gender, Age, and Aging in Families - Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Alexis J. Walker
  • 13. Examining African American Female Adolescent Sexuality within Mainstream Hip Hop Culture Using a Womanist-Ecological Model of Human Development - Dionne P. Stephens, Layli D. Phillips, and April L. Few
  • Part III. Feminist Theory into Methodology
  • 14. Nondisabled Sisters Navigating Sociocultural Boundaries of Gender and Disability - Lori A. McGraw and Alexis J. Walker
  • 15. Working-Class Fatherhood and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan - Masako Ishii-Kuntz
  • 16. Resisting Whiteness: Autoethnography and the Dialectics of Ethnicity and Privilege - Libby Balter Blume, Lee Ann De Reus
  • 17. Doing Feminist Research on Gay Men in Cyberspace - Brad van Eeden-Moorefield and Christine M. Proulx
  • 18. Engendering Family Past: 19th-Century Pro-Family Discourse through a Feminist Historical Lens - Michele Adams
  • 19. Feminist Methodology in Practice: Collecting Data on Domestic Violence in India - Niveditha Menon
  • 20. Discovering Women's Agency in Response to Intimate Partner Violence - Sally A. Lloyd, Beth C. Emery, and Suzanne Klatt
  • Part IV. Feminist Theory into Action
  • 21. Hybrid Identities among Indian Immigrant Women: A Masala of Experiences - Anisa Mary Zvonkovic and Anindita Das
  • 22. Activism in the Academy: Constructing/Negotiating Feminist Leadership - Sally A. Lloyd, Rebecca L. Warner, Kristine M. Baber, and Donna L. Sollie
  • 23. Group-versus Individual-Based Intersectionality and Praxis in Feminist and Womynist Research Foundations - Edith A. Lewis
  • 24. A Feminist-Ecological Analysis of Supportive Health Environments for Female Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa - Elaine A. Anderson, John W. Townsend, and Nafissatou J. Diop
  • 25. Thirty Years of Feminist Family Therapy: Moving into the Mainstream - Leigh A. Leslie and Ashley L. Southard
  • 26. Steadying the Tectonic Plates: On Being Muslim, Feminist Academic, and Family Therapist - Manijeh Daneshpour
  • 27. Keeping the Feminist in Our Teaching: Daring to Make a Difference - Katherine R. Allen
  • Epilogue
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors