Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-307) and index.
Family counts -- Who counts as family? -- Family accounts: how Americans talk about family -- Family counts divided: social location and definitions of family -- Accounting for sexuality: god, genes and gays -- Discounting sex: gender, parenting, and definitions of family -- Family names count: marital name change and definitions of family -- Changing counts and counting change: toward a more inclusive definition of family.
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