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Author Ranson, Gillian.

Title Against the grain : couples, gender, and the reframing of parenting / Gillian Ranson.

Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.8740971 R175a 2010    ---  Available
Description ix, 214 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-208) and index.
Contents Setting the scene. Introduction ; Establishing the context ; The study -- Getting started : caring for children in the preschool years. Introduction ; The "crossovers" : breadwinner mothers with partners at home ; "Shift-workers" and "Dual-dividers" : sharing earning, sharing caring -- The longer view : couples with school-age children. Introduction ; Challenges on the path to change ; Parents as peers -- Review and reflection. Introduction ; Parenting and undoing of gender -- Appendix. The study participants.
Subject Parenting -- Canada.
Sex role -- Canada.
Work and family -- Canada.
Sexual division of labor -- Canada.
Social change -- Canada.
Parents -- Canada -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781442603585 (pbk.)
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