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Was 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 Details

ISBN: 9780465019243
ISBN-10: 0465019242
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States


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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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