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The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies demonstrates how feminist contributions to family science advance our understanding of relationships among individuals, families, and communities. Bringing together some of the most well-respected scholars in the field, the editors showcase feminist family scholarship, creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work. The Handbook’s contributors eloquently share their passion for scholarship and practice and offer new insights about the places we call home and family. The contributions as a whole provide overviews of the most important theories, methodologies, and practices, along with concrete examples of how scholars and practitioners actually engage in “doing” feminist family studies. Key Features:Examines the influence of feminism on the family studies field, including the many ways feminism brings about a “re-visioning” ...

Nondisabled Sisters Navigating Sociocultural Boundaries of Gender and Disability
Nondisabled sisters navigating sociocultural boundaries of gender and disability
A Personal Story

When I, Lori, was a child, my younger brother and I were primary playmates. Our family moved frequently, following my father's pursuit of employment in a declining steel industry. My brother and I could depend on each other for companionship when other friends or family were unavailable. A unique aspect of our lives together is that my brother has cerebral palsy and required significant medical treatment and special education support, particularly when he was younger. Because of his disability, the childhood games that we played were slightly different versions of the games everyone else played. For example, in a race, I was required to cover the ...

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