Gender, Parenting, and Family Work in Contemporary Families
Brenda L. Volling, Wonjung Oh, Richard Gonzalez, Natasha J. Cabrera, Jay Fagan, Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, Claire M. Kamp Dush, Randi L. Garcia, Abbie E. Goldberg; Discussant: Nancy Hazen-Swann; Chair: Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan
- Research & Theory
About the Session
- 158-01 - Attachment From a Family Systems’ Perspective: Security and Insecurity to Mothers and Fathers
By Brenda L. Volling, Wonjung Oh, Richard Gonzalez
- 158-02 - Additive and Complementary Contributions of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Parenting to Children’s Development
By Natasha J. Cabrera, Jay Fagan
- 158-03 - Fathers as Gatekeepers of Mothers in the Caregiving Domain of Parenting
By Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, Claire M. Kamp Dush
- 158-04 - Actor and Partner Effects of Gatekeeping on Household Labor in Same-sex and Heterosexual Adopting Couples
By Randi L. Garcia, Abbie E. Goldberg
Discussant: Nancy Hazen-Swann
Chair: Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan
This symposium brings together experts and senior scholars on parenting, coparenting, and household labor. The goal of this symposium is to advance thinking on the role of gender in contemporary families by introducing conceptual models and supporting them with analysis of relevant data.
(1) To advance thinking on the role of gender in contemporary families. (2) To further understanding of the contributions of mothers and fathers to children's development. (3) To expand the notion of gatekeeping of family work beyond mothers in heterosexual couples.