Couples, Gender, and Power: Creating Change in Intimate by Carmen Knudson-Martin (ed.), Anne Rankin Mahoney (ed.)

By Carmen Knudson-Martin (ed.), Anne Rankin Mahoney (ed.)

Whereas quite a few try for equality of their relationships, many are ignorant of the insidious ways that gender and tool nonetheless have an effect on them-from their profession offerings to verbal exchange styles, child-rearing, home tasks, and extra. Written for psychological well-being pros and others attracted to modern couple relationships, this research-based ebook exhibits how may be able to circulation past the hazards of gendered inequality and the legacy of hidden male power.

The booklet analyzes the relationships of from quite a few racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The individuals current cutting edge medical interventions, and recommend thoughts therapists can use to assist rework their relationships from being gender-based to equality-based.

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Cowdery, R. , & Mahoney, A. R. (2009). Mothering: Innate talent or conscious collaboration? In C. Knudson-Martin & A. R. ), Couples, gender, and power: Creating change in intimate relationships (pp. 127–147). New York: Springer Publishing Company. Crittenden, A. (2002). The price of motherhood. New York: Owl. Doyle. (1999, October). By numbers: Men, women, and college. Scientific American. England, P. (2008, April). Discussion of men’s changing contribution to household and child care. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Council on Contemporary Families, University of Illinois, Chicago.

They exist within a framework of cultural practices, shared understandings, and language (Laird, 1998; Ting-Toomey, 1999) and touch many aspects of love and intimacy. The language and activity of everyday life reinforces what individuals experience to be true and helps them make sense and meaning out of their lives. Consequently, an individual’s ideas about gender may feel deeply personal even though they are a product of social relationships and structures. GENDER AND POWER Gender has long been viewed as a legitimate source for the allocation of right, power, privilege, and responsibility (Risman & Johnson-Summerford, 1998).

Changing gender relations, changing families: Tracing the pace of change over time. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield. , & Coltrane, S. (2008, April). Men’s changing contribution to housework and child care. Unpublished paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council on Contemporary Families, University of Illinois, Chicago. Tannen, D. (1994). Gender and discourse. New York: Oxford University Press. Tichenor, V. J. (2005). Earning more and getting less: Why successful wives can’t buy equality.

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