SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Lahad, K., Sabar, G., & Sabar, B. Y. N. (2017). Doing and displaying gendered boundary work among blended families in Israel. Sociology, (1), January 16. 

Summary: This article seeks to introduce a more complex understanding of family change in Israel, through the case study of Israeli blended families.


Article 2: Bianchi, S. M. (2011). Family change and time allocation in American families. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 638(1), 21–44. doi: 10.1177/0002716211413731

Summary: Delayed marriage and childbearing, more births outside marriage, the increase in women’s labor force participation, and the aging of the population have altered family life and created new challenges for those with caregiving demands.


Article 3: Fomby, P. (2016). Motherhood in complex families. Journal of Family Issues, First Published 4 March 2016. doi: 10.1177/0192513X16637099

Summary: Families formed through multipartner fertility, where children with a common biological mother were conceived by different biological fathers, represent a growing share of all families in the United States.