The Resource Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world, Danielle J. Lindemann., (ebook)

Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world, Danielle J. Lindemann., (ebook)

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Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world
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Commuter spouses
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new families in a changing world
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Danielle J. Lindemann.
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eng
Summary
What can we learn from looking at married partners who live apart? In Commuter Spouses, Danielle Lindemann explores how couples cope when they live apart to meet the demands of their dual professional careers. Based on the personal stories of almost one-hundred commuter spouses, Lindemann shows how these atypical relationships embody (and sometimes disrupt!) gendered constructions of marriage in the United States. These narratives of couples who physically separate to maintain their professional lives reveal the ways in which traditional dynamics within a marriage are highlighted even as they are turned on their heads. Commuter Spouses follows the journeys of these couples as they adapt to change and shed light on the durability of some cultural ideals, all while working to maintain intimacy in a non-normative relationship. Lindemann suggests that everything we know about marriage, and relationships in general, promotes the idea that couples are focusing more and more on their individual and personal betterment and less on their marriage. Commuter spouses, she argues, might be expected to exemplify in an extreme manner that kind of self-prioritization. Yet, as this book details, commuter spouses actually maintain a strong commitment to their marriage. These partners illustrate the stickiness of traditional marriage ideals while simultaneously subverting expectations
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Midwest
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Lindemann, Danielle J
Dewey number
306.3/6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Commuter marriage
  • Work and family
  • Long-distance relationships
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world, Danielle J. Lindemann., (ebook)
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781501731204
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12426150
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remote
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MWT12426150
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Commuter spouses : new families in a changing world, Danielle J. Lindemann., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781501731204
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12426150
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12426150
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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