The American Family in an Age of Uncertainty
By (author) Arlene S. Skolnick
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Embattled Paradise by Arlene S. Skolnick
Book DescriptionWas there really a golden age of the family in the 1950s--or ever? This penetrating history of the American family mounts a withering criticism of the "culture of nostalgia" that clouds current debate and offers a plan for reconstituting the American family dream.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465019243
(203mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arlene S. Skolnick
All Our Families, Paperback (November 2002)
This text challenges the conventional wisdom that American families are disintegrating. It argues that comparing modern families to an imagined typical family of the past is dishonest and misleading. Most American families are not, and never were, like that.
Intimate Environment: Exploring Marriage and the Family, Hardback (July 1995)» View all books by Arlene S. Skolnick
Takes an interdisciplinary approach by integrating the latest sociological findings with historical, psychological, and anthropological material.
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Author Biography - Arlene S. Skolnick
Arlene Skolnick is a professor of human development at the University of California, Berkely, and author of The Intimate Environment.
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