Reading List for Sociology of the Family on Amazon.com 


Books

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Ansari, Aziz. Modern Romance

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Blum, Linda M.
Raising Generation RX: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality

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Boehm, Deborah A.
Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality Among Transnational Mexicans.

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Cohen, Philip, N (2014) The Family: Diversity, Inequality, and Social Change. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

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social class

Carlson, Marcia J. and Paula England, (eds). 2011. Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America.

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 Comfort, Megan. Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of Prison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

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Coontz, Stephanie. 2000. The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap.

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Coontz, Stephanie. 2008. American Families: A Multicultural Reader.

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Davis-Floyd, Robbie and Joseph Dumit. 1998. Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots.

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Degago, Nicki. 2005. Childfree and Loving It!

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Descartes, Lara J & Conrad Kottak. 2009. Media and Middle Class Moms: Images and Realities of Work and Family.

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Elliott, Sinikka. 2012. Not My Kid: What Parents Believe about the Sex Lives of Their Teenagers.

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Furstenberg, Frank F.
Destinies of the Disadvantaged: The Politics of Teen Childbearing

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Gershon, Ilana.
The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting Over New Media. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010.

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Girshick, Lori B. 2009. Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men.

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Golden, Renny. 2005. War on the Family: Mothers in Prison and the Families They Leave Behind.

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Goodwin, Michele Bratcher (ed). 2010. Baby Markets: Money and the New Politics of Creating Families.

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Incite! 2006. Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology

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Jacobson, Heather.
Culture Keeping: While Mothers, International Adoption, and the Negotiation of family difference. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.

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Eric Klinenberg,
Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone. New York: Penguin Press, 2012.

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Linn, Susan. 2004. Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood.

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Landsman, Gail H. 2008. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of “Perfect” Babies.

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Mohamed, A. Rafik. 2009. Dorm Room Dealers: Drugs and the Privileges of Race and Class.

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Nelson, Margaret K. 2010. Parenting Out of Control: Anxious Parents in Uncertain Times.

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Kimberly D. Richman,
License to Wed: What Legal Marriage Means to Same-Sex Couples.

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Riseman, Barbara J. 2009. Families as They Really Are.

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Christian Rudder. Dataclysm: Who We Are

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love and empire

Schaeffer, Felicity Amaya. 2013. Love & Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas. 

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Schor, Juliet B. 2005. Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture.

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Vander Ven, Thomas, 2011. Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard.  

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Weston, Kath. 1991. Families We Choose: Lesbians, Gays, Kinship.

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Arlene S. Skolnick & Jerome H. Skolnick. 2011. Family in Transition (16th edition)

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