Additional Readings

In The News: The Contemporary Family

Larson, Vicki. " There is a Better Way to Parent than the Nuclear Family ." Aeon , February 2016.

Santos, Fernanda, and Julie Turkewitz. " Fraud Arrests May Be Turning Point for Polygamist Sect ," New York Times , March 2, 2016.

Traiser, Rebecca. " The Single American Woman ." New York Magazine , February 22, 2016.

In The News: Gay Marriage

Bruni, Frank. " Race, Religion and Same-Sex Marriage ," New York Times , October 31, 2011.

Buy at Amazon Lewin, Ellen. "Wives, Mothers and Lesbians: Rethinking Resistance in the U.S." Chapter 7 in Pragmatic Women and Body Politics (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology) . Edited by Margaret Lock and Patricia A. Kaufert. Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780521629294. [Preview with Google Books ]

Yoshino, Kenji. " Too Good for Marriage ," New York Times , July 14, 2006.

In The News: Gender As an Economic System of Difference

Anderson, Jenny. " The Fork in the Road ," New York Times , August 6, 2006.

Cronin-Furman, Kate, and Mira Rapp-Hooper. " 'Late-Breaking Sexism': Why Younger Women Aren't Excited About Electing a Woman President ." February 17, 2016. Vox.com

Fairbanks, Amanda M. " Seeking Arrangement: College Students Using 'Sugar Daddies' to Pay Off Loan Debt ." Huffington Post , April 30, 2012.

Garza, Alicia. " Do We Care for the Black Women Who Care for Us? " Huffington Post , February 24, 2017.

Jesella, Kara. "Mom's Mad. And She's Organized ," New York Times , February 22, 2007.

McLaughlin, Emma, and Nicola Kraus. " Spying on Nanny ," New York Times , November 19, 2006.

Miller, Claire Cain. " The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus: A Child Helps Your Career, if You're a Man ," New York Times , September 6, 2014.

———. " How Society Pays When Women's Work Is Unpaid ," New York Times , February 22, 2016.

Padawer, Ruth. " Keeping Up With Being Kept ," New York Times , April 10, 2009.

Waheed, Saba, Lucero Herrera, et al. " Profiles, Practices and Needs of California's Domestic Work Employers ." UCLA Labor Center, 2016.

Newsweek Staff. " Mommy Madness ." Newsweek , February 20, 2005.

In The News: Reproductive Control and Politics

Editorial. " Denying the Right to Choose ," New York Times , April 19, 2007.

Fessenden, Ford. " How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Affect Access to Abortion ," New York Times , June 27, 2016.

Goldberg, Michelle. " Is a Surrogate a Mother? " Slate , February 15, 2016.

Goodstein, Laurie, and Jim Yardley. " How Pope Francis' 'Amoris Laetitia' Could Affect Families and the Church ," New York Times , April 7, 2016.

Greenhouse, Linda. " Justices Back Ban on Method of Abortion ," New York Times , April 19, 2007.

Huang, Priscilla. " Which Babies Are Real Americans? " February 20, 2007. Alternet.org

M. D. Wright, Alexi A., and Ingrid T. Katz, M. D., M. H. S. " Roe versus Reality—Abortion and Women's Health ." New England Journal of Medicine 355, no. 1 (2006): 1–9.

Zernike, Kate. " Use of Contraceptive Drops, Slowing Decline of Abortion Rate ," New York Times , May 5, 2006.

Parenting Advice

" 5 Values You Should Teach Your Children by Age Five ." Parents.com

" 7 Common Parenting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them ." January 29, 2016. Best of Parenting.com

" 10 Commitments That Will Make You a Better Parent ." Aha! Parenting.com

McGuinness, Devan. " 6 Small Ways to Make Each of Your Kids Feel Special ." Parents.com

Violence and Harm

Hauser, Christine. " Gay Man in Georgia Describes Attack With Scalding Water ," New York Times , March 18, 2016.

Further Readings

Hoffman, Diane M. " Power Struggles: The Paradoxes of Emotion and Control among Child-Centered Mothers in the Privileged United States ." Ethos 41, no. 1 (2013): 75–97.

Kuan, Teresa. " 'The Heart Says One Thing but the Hand Does Another': A Story about Emotion-Work, Ambivalence and Popular Advice for Parents ." China Journal 65 (2011): 77–100.

Buy at Amazon Romero, Mary. "Who Takes Care of the Maid's Children? Exploring the Costs of Domestic Service." Chapter 11 in Feminism and Families . Edited and with an Introduction by Hilde Lindemann Nelson. Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 9780415912549.