Chapter 11. Inequality and the Family

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Philip N. Cohen and
  2. Danielle MacCartney

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch11

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Cohen, P. N. and MacCartney, D. (2004) Inequality and the Family, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • inequality;
  • family;
  • family formation;
  • social restrictions;
  • family structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Families as Unequal Outcomes

  • Legal and social restrictions

  • Families Transmitting Inequality

  • Family structure

  • Inequality within Families

  • Families Resisting Inequality

  • Conclusion