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Family in society : essential primary sources

Author: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, ©2006.
Series: Social issues primary sources collection; Gale virtual reference library.
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This volume of primary source documents focuses on the role of the family in society. It contains approximately 175 full and excerpted documents--speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art--as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the  Read more...
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Lerner, K. Lee, Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth, and Lerner, Adrienne Wilmoth (eds.)
Family in society : essential primary sources.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2006
(OCoLC)70921445
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9781414412665 1414412665
OCLC Number: 77517871
Notes: Title from Web page (viewed Jan. 2, 2006).
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 479 p.) : ill.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Advisors and Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
About the set --
Introduction --
About the entry --
Using primary sources --
Chronology --
Concepts of family --
Marriage, partnership, and divorce --
Parenting and children --
Family life and family relationships --
Work and gender roles --
Health, housing, and family planning --
The family in literature and media --
The family in times of conflict and change --
Sources consulted --
Index. Chronology --
Concepts of Family --
Introduction to Concepts of Family --
The Family and Its Members --
Love and the Formations of Family --
Problems and Strengths of Single-Parent Families --
Myth of the Perfect Family --
Single Parents by Sex and Selected Characteristics --
Married-Couple Family Groups with Stay at Home Parents --
Households by Type: 1970-2003 --
Family Groups by Type and Selected Characteristics --
Manassas Changes Definition of Family --
'Blended Families' and other Euphemisms --
Marriage, Partnership, and Divorce --
Introduction to Marriage, Partnership, and Divorce --
Caroline Gilman Recommends Wifely Submission --
Drunkard Attacks Wife --
Raziakov Family Ketubbah --
That Terrible Question --
An Opinion on Love Matches --
Why Divorce Is Bad --
Divorces Increase by Half --
Sharma v. Sharma --
Bargaining and Distribution in Marriage --
Defense of Marriage Act --
Declaration of Covenant Marriage --
Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the United States --
Marriage Protection Amendment --
Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act --
Just Whom Is This Divorce 'Good For?' --
Familymoons ... Are the New Honeymoons --
Parenting and Children --
Introduction to Parenting and Children --
Mothers Giving Babies to Nurse at Foundling Home --
The Education of Mothers --
Mother Spanking Her Children --
Illustration of a Social Worker Removing a Child from an Abusive Dwelling --
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention --
Advertisement for Hitching's Baby Cars --
No Creature in This World So Ignorantly Nurtured as the Average Baby --
Mothers Warned Against Neglect --
Correcting Child Vandalism --
Non-Custodial Mothers Developing Strategies of Support --
Dr. Spock's Last Interview --
The Uniform Adoption Act of 1994 --
Envisioning Fatherhood: A Social Psychological Perspective on Young Men without Kids --
Ranks of Latchkey Kids Approach Seven Million --
Happy Father's Day --
Out of Step and Having a Baby --
The New Red Diaper Babies --
ACLU Disappointed the Supreme Court Will Not Hear an Appeal in Case Challenging Florida's Anti-Gay Adoption Law --
Data on Marriage and Births Reflects the Political Divide --
Putting Families First --
Changin' in the Boys' Room --
The Seven Ages of an Only Child --
It Was a Selfish Decision but I Never Regretted It --
Let's Celebrate. There's Never Been a Better Time for Mothers --
They Can Go Home Again --
Family Life and Family Relationships --
Introduction to Family Life and Family Relationships --
Taking the Census --
We Invite Your Attention to Our Family Bible --
Family Life Among the Mormons --
Family Feud in the Mountains --
Mother, Sara, and the Baby --
The Family in Soviet Russia --
Not Mine, But Ours --
I Knew It! I'm Really a Nubian Princess (... Well, in a Previous Life) --
Two Heads Are Better than Three --
From the Age of Aquarius to the Age of Responsibility --
Case Study: The Young Carer --
As Parents Age, Baby Boomers Struggle to Cope --
My Family and Other Vehicles --
Siblings of Disabled Have Their Own Troubles --
Father Figures --
Work and Gender Roles --
Introduction to Work and Gender Roles --
Household Work --
Certificate of Indenture for Henry Barr --
The Influence of Women --
Testimony of Ann and Elizabeth Eggley, Child Mine Workers --
Married Women's Property Act of 1848 --
The Book of Household Management --
A Young Lady, of Good Family and Education, Desires an Engagement as Governess --
Reynolds v. United States --
Twenty-Six Hours a Day --
For the Benefit of the Girl about to Graduate --
Washing Day Reform --
The Degraded Status of Woman in the Bible --
A.D. 1915, with Puck's Apologies to the "Coming Woman" --
Homework Destroys Family Life --
Election Day! --
To Mothers--Our Duty --
Nursery for Field Working Mothers --
Unfair to Babies! --
Come to Denver --
If Union Families Don't Look for the Union Label, Who Will? --
Carmen Carter Remembers Turkey Farming --
Mother Superior --
Health, Housing, and Family Planning --
Introduction to Health, Housing, and Family Planning --
The Fruits of Intemperance --
Family Temperance Pledge --
Buying the Family a Home --
The Shadow of Danger --
Your Family Needs Protection Against Syphilis --
Tuberculosis: Don't Kiss Me! --
Low Rent Homes for Low Income Families --
New York Suburb of Levittown --
Please Stop at Two --
So Lucky to Give Birth in England --
Orphaned by AIDS --
Use of Contraception and Use of Family Planning Services in the United States: 1982-2002 --
One-Child Policy in China --
A Surrogate Dries Her Tears --
Why Stop? --
Babies on Ice --
Wanted: A Few Good Sperm --
By Surmounting a Few Production Humps, Camel Milk Could Bring in Billions --
Our Flesh and Blood --
The Family in Literature and Media --
Introduction to the Family in Literature and Media --
Pride and Prejudice --
In the Garret --
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man --
Family Listening to News on the Radio --
New Jersey Seashore --
Family Portrait of Ozzie and Harriet --
Black, Brown, and Beige --
In Today's TV Families, Who Knows Best? --
Address to the Commonwealth Club of California --
Dan Quayle Was Right --
Simpsons Creator on Poking Fun --
MediaQuotient: National Survey of Family Media Habits, Knowledge, and Attitudes --
My Family Will Swoosh for Nike --
A Family Affair --
The Internet and the Family 2000: The View from Parents--The View from Kids --
That Loveable Sitcom Dad Who Likes to Nibble Bats --
The Family Movie Act of 2004 --
Car in Every Garage; Sitcom in Every Cul-de-Sac --
The Family in Times of Conflict and Change --
Introduction to The Family in Times of Conflict and Change --
A Slave Auction in South Carolina --
A Family Divided --
When I Journeyed from America --
The Family War Effort --
There's Cheer in the Pictures from Home --
Learn to Speak, Read, and Write the Language of Your Children --
A Slavery Family in North Carolina --
Diary of the Great Deportation --
Service on the Homefront --
Plant a Victory Garden --
Family in Fallout Shelter --
Life's Biggest Lemon --
Immigrants Shunning the Idea of Assimilation --
Rwanda: Is It Safe to Come Home Yet? --
Revisiting an Immigrant Family.
Series Title: Social issues primary sources collection; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, editors.

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This volume of primary source documents focuses on the role of the family in society. It contains approximately 175 full and excerpted documents--speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art--as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. Also included is an introduction to the topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

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