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When Couples Become Parents: The Creation of Gender in the Transition to Parenthood

When Couples Become Parents The Creation of Gender in the Transition to Parenthood When couples make the journey through their first year of parenthood they confront the challenges of their new responsibilities with varying degrees of support and a range of personal resources When C

  • Title: When Couples Become Parents: The Creation of Gender in the Transition to Parenthood
  • Author: Bonnie Fox
  • ISBN: 9780802091833
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When couples make the journey through their first year of parenthood they confront the challenges of their new responsibilities with varying degrees of support and a range of personal resources When Couples Become Parents examines the ways in which divisions based on gender both evolve and are challenged by heterosexual couples from late pregnancy through early parenthoodWhen couples make the journey through their first year of parenthood they confront the challenges of their new responsibilities with varying degrees of support and a range of personal resources When Couples Become Parents examines the ways in which divisions based on gender both evolve and are challenged by heterosexual couples from late pregnancy through early parenthood.Following the experiences of forty heterosexual couples in various socio economic positions, Bonnie Fox traces the intricate interplay of social and material resources in the negotiations that occur between partners, the resulting divisions of paid and unpaid work in their families, and the dynamics in their relationships Exploring the diverse reactions of these women and men, When Couples Become Parents provides significant insights into the early stages of parenthood, the limitations of nuclear families, and the gender inequalities that often develop with parenthood.

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      Published :2019-07-24T10:31:12+00:00

    1 thought on “When Couples Become Parents: The Creation of Gender in the Transition to Parenthood

    1. A little too repetitive, and some of the observations were pretty obvious. However, it did make me think about the importance of community support in childrearing.

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