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ERIC Number: EJ440705
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
The Fluctuating Image of the 20th Century American Father.
LaRossa, Ralph; And Others
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v53 n4 p987-97 Nov 1991
Analyzed 223 family cartoons from "Saturday Evening Post" (1924 to 1944) to examine extent to which parent figures were depicted as incompetent. Findings suggest shift in 1930s and early 1940s in how fathers were viewed. Concludes that image of U.S. father has changed at least twice in twentieth century and that pattern of change is one of fluctuation. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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