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Handbook of Feminist Family Studies

Handbook of Feminist Family Studies

June 2009 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies presents the important theories, methodologies, and practices in feminist family studies. The editors showcase feminist family scholarship, providing both a retrospective and a prospective overview of the field and creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work. 
Part I. Feminist Theory and Family Studies
Katherine R. Allen, Sally A. Lloyd, and April L. Few
1. Reclaiming Feminist Theory, Method, and Praxis for Family Studies
Alexis J. Walker
2. A Feminist Critique of Family Studies
April L. Few
3. Theorizing With Racial-Ethnic Feminisms in Family Studies
Ramona Faith Oswald, Katherine A. Kuvalanka, Libby Balter Blume, and Dana Berkowitz
4. Queering "The Family"
Kristine M. Baber
5. Postmodern Feminist Perspectives and Families
Ramaswami Mahalingam, Sundari Balan, and Kristine Molina
6. Transnational Intersectionality: A Critical Framework for Theorizing Motherhood
Part II. Feminist (Re)Visioning of "The Family"
7. Gendered Bodies in Family Studies: A Feminist Examination of Constructionist and Biosocial Perspectives on Families
Ana A. Lucero-Liu and Donna Hendrickson Christensen
8. (Re)Visioning Intimate Relationships: Chicanas in Family Studies
Abbie E. Goldberg
9. Lesbian Parents and Their Families: Complexity and Intersectionality From a Feminist Perspective
Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Amy Claxton
10. Feminist Visions for Rethinking Work and Family Connections
Lynet Uttal
11. (Re)Visioning Family Ties to Communities and Contexts
Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Alexis J. Walker
12. (Re)Visioning Gender, Age, and Aging in Families
Dionne P. Stephens, Layli D. Phillips, and April L. Few
13. Examining African American Female Adolescent Sexuality Within Mainstream Hip Hop Culture Using a Womanist-Ecological Model of Human Development
Part III. Feminist Theory Into Methodology
Lori A. McGraw and Alexis J. Walker
14. Nondisabled Sisters Navigating Sociocultural Boundaries of Gender and Disability
Masako Ishii-Kuntz
15. Working-Class Fatherhood and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan
Libby Balter Blume and Lee Ann De Reus
16. Resisting Whiteness: Autoethnography and the Dialectics of Ethnicity and Privilege
Brad van Eeden-Moorefield and Christine M. Proulx
17. Doing Feminist Research on Gay Men in Cyberspace
Michele Adams
18. Engendering Family Past: 19th-Century Pro-Family Discourse Through a Feminist Historical Lens
Niveditha Menon
19. Feminist Methodology in Practice: Collecting Data on Domestic Violence in India
Sally A. Lloyd, Beth C. Emery, and Suzanne Klatt
20. Discovering Women's Agency in Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Part IV. Feminist Theory into Action
Anisa Mary Zvonkovic and Anindita Das
21. Hybrid Identities Among Indian Immigrant Women: A Masala of Experiences
Sally A. Lloyd, Rebecca L. Warner, Kristine M. Baber, and Donna L. Sollie
22. Activism in the Academy: Constructing/Negotiating Feminist Leadership
Edith A. Lewis
23. Group- Versus Individual-Based Intersectionality and Praxis in Feminist and Womynist Research Foundations
Elaine A. Anderson, John W. Townsend, and Nafissatou Diop
24. A Feminist-Ecological Analysis of Supportive Health Environments for Female Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Leigh A. Leslie and Ashley L. Southard
25. Thirty Years of Feminist Family Therapy: Moving Into the Mainstream
Manijeh Daneshpour
26. Steadying the Tectonic Plates: On Being Muslim, Feminist Academic, and Family Therapist
Katherine R. Allen
27. Keeping the Feminist in Our Teaching: Daring to Make a Difference
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors

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ISBN: 9781412960823

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