Family

Further Readings

Coltrane, S.R. (1989). Household Labor and the Routine Production of Gender. Social Problems 36(5): 473–490.

This article examines how couples share unpaid domestic labour when both work outside the home.

Ranson, G. (2001). Men at Work Change—or No Change?—in the Era of the “New Father”. Men and Masculinities 4(1): 3–26.

This article focuses on the relationship between men’s professional careers and fatherhood.

Helpful Websites

Canadian Human Rights Commission: Same Sex Marriages

http://www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca/eng/content/submission-standing-committee-justice-and-human-rights-same-sex-marriages

This website provides insights pertaining to the legalization of same-sex unions

Childless By Choice Project: http://www.childlessbychoiceproject.com/

This website explores the reasons behind the choice to remain child free

Thoroughly Modern Marriage: http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episodes/thoroughly-modern-marriage

This documentary discusses current trends pertaining to Canadian families and provides a number of different perspectives on “the modern family.”

Generation Boomerang: http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episodes/generation-boomerang

This documentary examines why young adults stay at home longer than previous generation and why some return home after graduating from university.

Flying Solo: http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episodes/flying-solo

This documentary explores why an increasing number of adults chooses to remain single.