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Engendered Economics: Incorporating Diversity into Political Economy by William Fraher, Heather Boushey, Ellen Mutari

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Gender, Sexuality, and Sexual Orientation

 

All in the Feminist Family?

 

M. V. Lee Badgett

 

 

During a lively discussion of the economic relationships between women and men within families at the first IAFFE conference in 1992,1 reminded my fellow participants that not all families are based on a heterosexual married couple. In addition to single-parent families, lesbians and gay men also form families that do not conform to the traditional male–female marital model. Kathryn Larson expanded on this point later in the conference in discussing the near complete invisibility of lesbian couples and households within economic theory and in empirical research on women and families.

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