Family life in 20th-century America

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Greenwood Press,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
Description
How we define the term "the American family" varies widely depending on the decade and the person attempting to do the defining. The onset of urbanization, the rise of consumerist culture and the related alterations in the workforce, globalization, the reinterpretation of gender and sexual roles and opportunities, technology, and the increasing number of people whose personal lives have gone public have become family issues, and here general readers learn about the major cultural and historical trends. The authors wisely begin with a chronology listing major legislation and events that affected family life, then describe courtship, cohabitation, marriage, divorce, remarriage, bereavement, domestic arrangements and traditions, the relationship between work and family life, the changing ways of mothers and motherhood, the roles of men in families, children and adolescents, family abuse and neglect and alternative family forms. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780313042966
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 40536cf9-9a1d-e913-7086-8a205cca059a
full_title family life in 20th century america
author coleman marilyn
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:19AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Coleman, Marilyn.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_display Coleman, Marilyn
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
format_arlington eBook
format_category_arlington eBook
id 40536cf9-9a1d-e913-7086-8a205cca059a
isbn 9780313042966
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12962235||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=224833||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
primary_isbn 9780313042966
publishDate 2007
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12962235|eBook|eBook||English|Greenwood Press,|c2007.|xviii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12962235||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Family life through history
series_with_volume Family life through history
title_display Family life in 20th-century America
title_full Family life in 20th-century America [electronic resource] / Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence H. Ganong, and Kelly Warzinik
title_short Family life in 20th-century America