(i) Chapter-length introductions

Abbott, Pamela, and Claire Wallace. (2005). An Introduction to Sociology: Feminist Perspectives. (3rd edition) London & New York: Routledge. (Chapter 6: The family and the household)

Abercrombie, N. (2004). Sociology. Cambridge: Polity. (Chapter 3: Who do we love?)

Alexander, Jeffrey C., and Kenneth Thompson. (2008). Marriage and the Family. Chapter 7 in A Contemporary Introduction to Sociology. Boulder & London: Paradigm.Benokraitis, Nijole V. (2012). SOC. Wadsworth. (Chapter 13: Families and Ageing).

Bessant, J., and R. Watts. (2001) Sociology Australia. 2nd edition. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. (Chapter 6: Ourselves in families)

Bilton, T., K. Bonnett, P. Jones, T. Lawson, D. Skinner, M. Stanworth, and A. Webster. (2002). Family life. Chapter 9 in Introductory Sociology. 4th edition. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan (pp. 228-261).

Bryson, Valerie. (1998). The Family. In Feminist Debates: Issues of Theory and Political Practice. Macmillan.

Fox, Greer Litton, and Velma McBride Murry. (2000). Gender and families: Feminist perspectives and family research. Journal of Marriage and the Family, Nov., Vol. 62, Iss. 4.

Fulcher, James, and John Scott. (2011). Sociology. 4th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Chapter 12: Family and Life Course).

Furze, Brian, Pauline Savy, Robert J. Brym, and John Lie. (2011). Sociology in Today’s World. 2nd edition. Cengage (Chapter 8: Families)

Giddens, Anthony. (2005). Families and Intimate Relationships. Chapter 7 in Sociology. 5th edition. Polity Press.

Hayes, Alan, Lixia Qu, Ruth Weston, and Jennifer Baxter. (2011). Families in Australia 2011: Sticking together in good and tough times. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies. URL: http://www.aifs.gov.au/institute/pubs/factssheets/2011/fw2011/.

Henslin, James M., Adam Possamai, and Alphia Possamai-Inesedy. (2011). Sociology: A down-to-earth approach. Frenchs Forest NSW: Pearson (Chapter 14: Marriage and Family).

Holmes, D., K. Hughes, and R. Julian. (2003). Australian Sociology. Sydney: Pearson Education. (Chapter 9: The Family: Nuclear or unclear)

Jackson, Stevi. (1997). Women, Marriage and Family Relationships. In Richardson, Diane and Victoria Robinson. (eds). Introducing Women’s Studies: Feminist Theory and Practice. (2nd edition) Macmillan.

Macionis, John C., and Ken Plummer. (2002) Families. Chapter 17 in Sociology: A global introduction. 2nd ed., Prentice Hall (pp. 434-459).

Morgan, David. (2001). Family Sociology in from the Fringe. Chapter 11 in R.G. Burgess and A. Murcott. (eds.). (2001). Developments in Sociology. Harlow, Scotland: Pearson Education.

Newman, David M. (2004). Building social relationships : intimacy and families. Chapter 7 in Sociology: Exploring the architecture of everyday life. 5th edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

PerryJenkins, M., & Gerstel, N. (2020). Work and family in the second decade of the 21st century. Journal of Marriage and Family, 82(1), 420-453.

Poole, Marilyn. (2007). Families and Social Change. In John Germov and Marilyn Poole, (eds.) Public Sociology: An introduction to Australian society. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Rhode, Deborah L. (1997). Family Values. Chapter 7 in Speaking of Sex: The Denial of Sex Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Segal, Lynne. (1995). Feminism and the Family. In Burck, Charlotte and Speed, Bebe. (eds). Gender, Power and Relationships. London & New York: Routledge.

Shaw, Rhonda. (2007). Relating: Family. In S. Matthewman, C.L. West-Newman, and B. Curtis. (2007) Being Sociological. Palgrave.

Thébaud, S., & Halcomb, L. (2019). One step forward? Advances and setbacks on the path toward gender equality in families and work. Sociology Compass, 13(6), e12700.

Wearing, Betsy. (1996). Family. Chapter 6 in Gender: The Pain and Pleasure of Difference. Melbourne: Longman.

Witt, Jon. (2011). SOC. McGraw Hill. (Chapter 7: Families)