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ERIC Number: EJ499175
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
The American Family and the Nostalgia Trap. KAPPAN Special Report.
Coontz, Stephanie
Phi Delta Kappan, v76 n7 pK1-K20 Mar 1995
Debunks nostalgic beliefs about traditional family life. Throughout most of U.S. history, families have been diverse and needed more than one breadwinner. Women and children have borne the brunt of poverty, and violence and abuse were once a normal part of maintaining family order. Today, many stable, intact families depend on illegal immigrants' labor. There was no Golden Age of family security. Pushing "family values" isn't the answer. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Nostalgia