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The Resource The family of woman : lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender, Maureen Sullivan

The family of woman : lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender, Maureen Sullivan

Label
The family of woman : lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender
Title
The family of woman
Title remainder
lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Sullivan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amidst the shrill and discordant notes struck in debates over the make-up - or breakdown - of the American family, the family keeps evolving. This book offers a close and clear-eyed look into a form this change has taken most recently, the lesbian coparent family. Based on intensive interviews and extensive firsthand observation, The Family of Woman chronicles the experience of thirty-four families headed by lesbian mothers whose children were conceived by means of donor insemination. With its intimate perspective on the interior dynamics of these families and its penetrating view of their pub
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sullivan, Maureen
Dewey number
306.874/3/08664
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ75.53
LC item number
.S85 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lesbian mothers
  • Children of gay parents
  • Sex role
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Children of gay parents
  • Lesbian mothers
  • Sex role
  • United States
Label
The family of woman : lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender, Maureen Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The emergence of lesbian-coparent families in postmodern society -- Becoming parents : baby making in the age of assisted procreation -- Being parents : the end of Oedipus and the expansion of intimacy -- Undoing the gender division of labor -- Truth and reconciliation : families of origin come around and come out -- Becoming familiar in the community of strangers -- The structure of donor-extended kinship -- The theoretical future of a conscious feminist kinship -- Appendix: Families by the bay : the study design, method, and participants
Control code
58532585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520937413
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt21gn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58532585
Label
The family of woman : lesbian mothers, their children, and the undoing of gender, Maureen Sullivan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The emergence of lesbian-coparent families in postmodern society -- Becoming parents : baby making in the age of assisted procreation -- Being parents : the end of Oedipus and the expansion of intimacy -- Undoing the gender division of labor -- Truth and reconciliation : families of origin come around and come out -- Becoming familiar in the community of strangers -- The structure of donor-extended kinship -- The theoretical future of a conscious feminist kinship -- Appendix: Families by the bay : the study design, method, and participants
Control code
58532585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520937413
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt21gn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58532585

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