Type of Document Dissertation Author Zangari, Mary-Eve C URN etd-10032007-172207 Title Family members' experiences of saturation, bonding, and leisure :a feminist perspective Degree PhD Department Family and Child Development Advisory Committee
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Date of Defense 1997-04-09 Availability unrestricted AbstractTheoretical tensions between theories of saturation, bonding and leisure were explored from feminist perspectives. Saturation defined by Gergen as a state of relational overload, may cause I of connection between family members. Leisure scholars suggets that bonding occurs during leisure, and a feminist perspective emphasizes that leisure includes conflict and inequality families. Participants were primarily White, and all were uppermiddle class married couples with children aged 6 to 12.
Individual and family interviews were held with parents and
children. Data was analyzed qualitatively according to strauss and Corbin's (1990) grounded theory procedures.
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