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Childless or Childfree? Women’s Narratives of Ambivalence and Identity
The childlessness discourse is overpowered by biomedical interventions of infertility, while ambivalence is overlooked. This study aims to vocalize this overlooked perspective by focusing on the identity narratives of seven ...
"How do you even Define Success?": Parents' Experiences of Raising Children Today
The change in our perceptions of parenting only occurred over the last half of the 20th century. Intensive parenting and resilient parenting practices, which coincide with neoliberal social policy and the rise of the risk ...
Married to the Military: Employment Prospects for Civilian Female Spouses
The vast majority of research on the impact of military has considered the experiences of service members during and after their service. However, the impact of military lifestyle on civilian spousal employment is a ...
Underlying Deception in Parent-Child Relationships
My research takes the relational role of lying as understood by sociologist Georg Simmel (1950) as the starting point for my qualitative study on lying in parent-child/child-parent relationships. Simmel (1950) argues that ...