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The Way We Never Were : American Families and the Nostalgia Trap
by Stephanie Coontz


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465090976
  • ISBN-10: 0465090974
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: October 1993
  • Dimensions: 0.75 x 5.5 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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