Chapter 11. Parenting and Inequality

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. Rachel Grob and
  2. Barbara Katz Rothman

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch12

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

Grob, R. and Katz Rothman, B. (2005) Parenting and Inequality, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • parenting;
  • inequality;
  • parenthood;
  • medicalization;
  • reproductive-rights feminists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Whose Baby, Whose Right to Choose, Whose Parenthood?

  • Parenting in Families: Family Structure and the Gendered Division of Labor

  • Parenting in Communities: Place, Class, and Social Capital

  • Parenting by the Rules: Professional Authority and the Baby Experts

  • Conclusion