The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence H. Ganong
SAGE, 2014 - Electronic books - 2056 pages
This carefully balanced academic work chronicles the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of American families from the colonial period to the present. Key themes include families and culture (including mass media), families and religion, families and the economy, families and social issues, families and social stratification and conflict, family structures (including marriage and divorce, gender roles, parenting and children, and mixed and non-modal family forms), and family law and policy.

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