No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980 / Edition 1

No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980 / Edition 1

by Natasha Zaretsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807857971

ISBN-13: 9780807857977

Pub. Date: 04/23/2007

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807857977
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/23/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
451,724
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xi
Introduction     1
Homeward Unbound: Prisoners of War, National Defeat, and the Crisis of Male Authority     25
Getting the House in Order: The Oil Embargo, Consumption, and the Limits of American Power     71
"The Great Male Cop-Out": Productivity Lag and the End of the Family Wage     105
The Spirit of '76: The Bicentennial and Cold War Revivalism     143
The World as a Mirror: Narcissism, "Malaise," and the Middle-Class Family     183
Conclusion: The Familial Roots of Republican Domination     223
Notes     247
Bibliography     287
Acknowledgments     305
Index     307

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