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The Way We Never Were: American Families And The Nostalgia Trap
     

The Way We Never Were: American Families And The Nostalgia Trap

by Stephanie Coontz
 

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ISBN-10: 0465090974

ISBN-13: 9780465090976

Pub. Date: 10/06/1993

Publisher: Basic Books


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

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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-13:
9780465090976
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/06/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 10.92(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

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