The Resource Gender and parenthood : biological and social scientific perspectives, (ebook)

Gender and parenthood : biological and social scientific perspectives, (ebook)

Label
Gender and parenthood : biological and social scientific perspectives
Title
Gender and parenthood
Title remainder
biological and social scientific perspectives
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in this collection deploy biological and social scientific perspectives to evaluate the transformative experience of parenthood for today's women and men. They map the similar and distinct roles mothers and fathers play in their children's lives and measure the effect of gendered parenting on child well-being, work and family arrangements, and the quality of couples' relationships. Contributors describe what happens to brains and bodies when women become mothers and men become fathers; whether the stakes are the same or different for each sex; why, across history and cultures, women are typically more involved in childcare than men; why some fathers are strongly present in their children's lives while others are not; and how the various commitments men and women make to parenting shape their approaches to paid work and romantic relationships. Considering recent changes in men's and women's familial duties, the growing number of single-parent families, and the impassioned tenor of same-sex marriage debates, this book adds sound scientific and theoretical insight to these issues, constituting a standout resource for those interested in the causes and consequences of contemporary gendered parenthood
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
306.874
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilcox, William Bradford
  • Kline, Kathleen Kovner
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parenthood
  • Sex role
  • Parent and child
  • Husband and wife
Target audience
adult
Label
Gender and parenthood : biological and social scientific perspectives, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231530972
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11865023
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865023
System control number
MWT11865023
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gender and parenthood : biological and social scientific perspectives, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231530972
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11865023
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865023
System control number
MWT11865023
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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