This sociological analysis of the system of marriage and family focuses on the family as an institution in society. It uniquely encompasses many facets of society, and students are able to learn about family seen through a cultural and historical perspective. The book sets a high conceptual standard, but uses informal writing and minimal jargon. It presents the perspectives of critical and questioning academics (feminists, progressives, anti-racists, independent-thinkers, cross-disciplinary types, etc.) within a scholarly, well-researched text. It addresses a host of real world issues and practical concerns.
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Dr. Coltrane has written about the inter-relationships among fatherhood, motherhood, marriage, parenting, domestic labor, popular culture, ethnicity, and structural inequality. Results of his research have been published in various scholarly journals, including the American Journal of Sociology, Social Problems, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Sex Roles, and Gender and Society. Professor Coltrane is author of Gender and Families, Family Man, and coauthor (with Randall Collins) of Sociology of Marriage and the Family: Gender, Love, and Property. Dr. Coltrane serves as Associate Director of the UCR Center for Family Studies and is Co-Principal Investigator (with Ross D. Parke) of FAMILIES FIRST, an NIH funded longitudinal study of Mexican-American and European-American families. He is the 2000/2001 President of the Pacific Sociological Association.
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