At odds : women and the family in America from the Revolution to the present (Book, 1980) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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At odds : women and the family in America from the Revolution to the present

Author: Carl N Degler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is designed not only to tell the story of American women and the American family over the last two centuries, but to show as concretely and analytically as possible how the interaction has shaped the family and the life of women down to the present."--Preface.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Degler, Carl N.
At odds.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1980
(OCoLC)646998867
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl N Degler
ISBN: 0195026578 9780195026573 0195029348 9780195029345
OCLC Number: 5170418
Description: xiv, 527 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Emergence of the Modern American Family --
Wives and Husbands --
Wife and Mother --
Women and Children --
Inducting Children into the Social Order --
Under Stress: Families of Afro-Americans and Immigrants --
Women Challenge the Family --
Women in the Making of the Demographic Transition --
Limiting Fertility --
Abortion: Women's Last Resort --
Women's Sexuality in 19th-Century America --
Organizing to Control Sexuality --
The World is Only a Large Home --
The Suffrage Fight: The Last Step Was Really the First --
Women's Work: The First Transformation --
Women at Work: Unions, Farms, and Professions --
The Second Transformation in Women's Work --
Women's Dilemma --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Carl N. Degler.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_402479
991000184759705351

Abstract:

"This book is designed not only to tell the story of American women and the American family over the last two centuries, but to show as concretely and analytically as possible how the interaction has shaped the family and the life of women down to the present."--Preface.
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"Degler, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning social historian, has written an epochal book about the evolution of the role of women and the family in the United States."--American Journal of Psychiatry"The most Read more...

 
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