Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States / Edition 1

Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States / Edition 1

by Kristin Celello
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807872210

ISBN-13: 9780807872215

Pub. Date: 02/01/2012

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807872215
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Edition description:
1
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Making Marriage Work 1

1 The Chaos of Modern Marriage: Experts, Divorce, and the Origins of Marital Work, 1900-1940 13

2 Can War Marriages Be Made to Work? Keeping Women on the Marital Job in War and Peace 44

3 They Learned to Love Again: Marriage Saving in the 1950s 72

4 Radical Feminists, Liberated Housewives, and Total Women: Searching for the Future of Marriage, 1963-1980 103

5 Super Marital Sex and the Second Shift: New Work for Wives in the 1980s and 1990s 133

Epilogue: Still Working 163

Notes 167

Bibliography 207

Index 223

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