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The way we never were :American families and the nostalgia trap

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The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and half-truths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of far-reaching economic, political, and demographic changes, Coontz sheds new light on such contemporary concerns as parenting, privacy, love, the division of labor along gender lines, the black family, feminism, and sexual practice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465001354
Subtitle:
American Families And The Nostalgia Trap
Author:
Coontz, Stephanie
Publisher:
Basic Books
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Nostalgia
Subject:
Famille
Subject:
âEtats-Unis
Subject:
Nostalgie
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
nr. 129 =
Publication Date:
19921104
Binding:
Hardback
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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