Soci 820 - Seminar in Marriage and Family

 

Selected Readings

 
 
Chapter 1 in the Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research

Parsons, Talcott. 1949. “The Social Structure of the Family.” In Ruth Nanda Anshen (ed.), The Family: Its Function and Destiny (pp. 173-201). New York: Harper.

Becker, Gary S. 1993. “Chapter 2: Division of Labor in Households and Families,” in A Treatise on the Family (pp. 30-53). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Chapter 6 in the Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research.
   
Chapter 3 in the Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research.

Malinowski, Bronislaw. 1974. “Parenthood, the Basis of Social Structure.” In Rose L. Coser (ed.), The Family: Its Structure and Functions. New York: St. Martins Press.  Unavailable--Not Required

Chapter 14 in Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research.

Anderson, Elijah. “The Black Inner-City Grandmother in Transition.” in Code of the Street. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
 
Chapter 16 in Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research.


READINGS FOR PAPER/PROPOSAL PRESENTATIONS

April 15
Dean---Brunbaugh et al. 2008
Emily---Kuperberg 2008
Yi---Sampson, Laub, & Wimer 2006

April 22
Ava--Case & Ardington 2006
Cheryl---Haas & Fosse 2008
Yilan---King & Bratter 2007