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Beyond MonogamyPolyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together empirical work on polyamory on the one hand and feminist, queer, and critical race theory on the other fill a theoretical gap in understanding the role of monogamy in ... More

Discounted LifeThe Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Sharmila Rudrappa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874521
eISBN:
9781479877140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

India is the top provider of surrogacy services in the world, with a multi-million dollar surrogacy industry that continues to grow exponentially. Some scholars have exulted transnational surrogacy ... More

Legalizing LGBT FamiliesHow the Law Shapes Parenthood

Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Amanda K. Baumle and D'Lane R. Compton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The decision to have a child is seldom a simple one, often fraught with complexities regarding emotional readiness, finances, marital status, and compatibility with life and career goals. Rarely, ... More

One Marriage Under GodThe Campaign to Promote Marriage in America

One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America

Melanie Heath

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737125
eISBN:
9780814744901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737125.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The meaning and significance of the institution of marriage has engendered angry and boisterous battles across the United States. While the efforts of lesbians and gay men to make marriage accessible ... More

Playdate"Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Tamara R. Mose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A playdate is an organized meeting where parents come together with their children at a public or private location to interact socially or “play.” Children no longer simply “go out and play,” rather, ... More

Sex for LifeFrom Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Laura Carpenter and John DeLamater (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Sexual beliefs, behaviors and identities are interwoven throughout our lives, from childhood to old age. This book critically examines sexuality across the entire lifespan. Rooted in diverse ... More

SuperdadsHow Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century

Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century

Gayle Kaufman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749159
eISBN:
9780814749173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749159.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In an age when fathers are spending more time with their children than at any other point in the past, men are also facing unprecedented levels of work–family conflict. How do fathers balance their ... More

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