Gender Vertigo: American Families in Transition

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Just as every society has an economic and political structure, so too every society has a gender structure. Barbara Risman's original research on single fathers, married baby boom mothers, and heterosexual egalitarian couples and their children, reported in this intriguing book, weaves together qualitative and quantitative data from surveys, interviews, and observation. Risman shows how gender as a social structure affects individuals, organizes expectations attached to social positions, and becomes an integral part of ...

Gender Vertigo: American Families in Transition 1999, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300080834

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Gender Vertigo: American Families in Transition 1998, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300072150

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