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Author Ranson, Gillian

Title Against the grain : couples, gender, and the reframing of parenting / Gillian Ranson

Publ Info Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HQ755.8 .R368 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 214 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-208) and index
Contents Setting the scene. Introduction ; Establishing the context ; The study -- Getting started : caring for children in the preschool years. Introduction ; The "crossovers" : breadwinner mothers with partners at home ; "Shift-workers" and "Dual-dividers" : sharing earning, sharing caring -- The longer view : couples with school-age children. Introduction ; Challenges on the path to change ; Parents as peers -- Review and reflection. Introduction ; Parenting and undoing of gender -- Appendix. The study participants
LC subject Parenting -- Canada
Sex role -- Canada
Work and family -- Canada
Sexual division of labor -- Canada
Social change -- Canada
Parents -- Canada -- Case studies
ISBN 9781442603585 (pbk.)
1442603585 (pbk.)
9781442603578 (bound)
1442603577 (bound)