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

Label
The way we never were : American families and the nostalgia trap
Title
The way we never were
Title remainder
American families and the nostalgia trap
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Coontz
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed historian Stephanie Coontz provides a myth-shattering examination of two centuries of the American family, sweeping away misconceptions about the past that cloud current debates about domestic life
Cataloging source
WW9
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coontz, Stephanie
Dewey number
306.85/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ535
LC item number
.C643 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Nostalgia
  • Social conditions
  • United States
  • History
Label
The way we never were : American families and the nostalgia trap, Stephanie Coontz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-514) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Mary with a baby carriage': marriage, sex, and reproduction
  • Toxic parents, supermoms, and absent fathers: putting parenting in perspective
  • Pregnant girls, wilding boys, crack babies, and the underclass: the myth of black family collapse
  • The crisis reconsidered
  • Epilogue to the 2016 edition: for better AND worse: family trends in the twenty-first century
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Introduction to the 2016 edition
  • The way we wish we were: defining the family crisis
  • 'Leave it to Beaver' and 'Ozzie and Harriet': American families in the 1950s
  • 'My mother was a Saint': individualism, gender myths, and the problem of love
  • We always stood on our own two feet: self-reliance and the American family
  • Strong families, the foundation of a virtuous society: family values and civic responsibility
  • A man's home is his castle: the family and outside intervention
  • Bra-burners and family bashers: feminism, working women, consumerism, and the family
Control code
ocn945216926
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Revised and updated edition, 2016 edition.
Extent
xliv, 531 pages
Isbn
9780465098835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The way we never were : American families and the nostalgia trap, Stephanie Coontz
Publication
Note
First published in 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-514) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Mary with a baby carriage': marriage, sex, and reproduction
  • Toxic parents, supermoms, and absent fathers: putting parenting in perspective
  • Pregnant girls, wilding boys, crack babies, and the underclass: the myth of black family collapse
  • The crisis reconsidered
  • Epilogue to the 2016 edition: for better AND worse: family trends in the twenty-first century
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Introduction to the 2016 edition
  • The way we wish we were: defining the family crisis
  • 'Leave it to Beaver' and 'Ozzie and Harriet': American families in the 1950s
  • 'My mother was a Saint': individualism, gender myths, and the problem of love
  • We always stood on our own two feet: self-reliance and the American family
  • Strong families, the foundation of a virtuous society: family values and civic responsibility
  • A man's home is his castle: the family and outside intervention
  • Bra-burners and family bashers: feminism, working women, consumerism, and the family
Control code
ocn945216926
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Revised and updated edition, 2016 edition.
Extent
xliv, 531 pages
Isbn
9780465098835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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