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An Unconventional Family
An Unconventional Family
Author: Sandra Lipsitz Bem
This engrossing book by the author of The Lenses of Gender is an account of her years as an egalitarian partner in a gender-liberated, anti-homophobic, feminist marriage. Bem reveals how she and her husband, Daryl, became gender pioneers, how they raised their two children, and what their experiences-both positive and negative-have to say about ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780300074246
ISBN-10: 0300074247
Publication Date: 10/11/1998
Pages: 224
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Publisher: Yale University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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A very interesting, compelling read by a brilliant academic psychologist, that describes what family life might be like if both parents try to translate feminist values into child rearing practice.
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Quite interesting autobiography of an egalitarian family in the 1960s-1970s. Many of the gender conflicts happening during those years have been semi-resolved now, so in a way this book is a historical account.