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.

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.

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.

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."

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

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

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

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.

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.