The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and half-truths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of far-reaching economic, political, and demographic changes, Coontz sheds new light on such contemporary concerns as parenting, privacy, love, the division of labor along gender lines, the black family, feminism, and sexual practice.

The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and half-truths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of far-reaching economic, political, and demographic changes, Coontz sheds new light on such contemporary concerns as parenting, privacy, love, the division of labor along gender lines, the black family, feminism, and sexual practice.

How to Stay Married The Times of London, November 30, 2006  By Stephanie Coontz

How to Stay Married The Times of London, November 30, 2006 By Stephanie Coontz

Stephanie Coontz, an historian of the family, discusses how globalization has brought more women into the paid work force, giving them some ownership over their productive labor.

Stephanie Coontz, an historian of the family, discusses how globalization has brought more women into the paid work force, giving them some ownership over their productive labor.

Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage: Stephanie Coontz: 9780143036678: Amazon.com: Books

Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage: Stephanie Coontz: 9780143036678: Amazon.com: Books

1950's & 1960's -- "You can’t just stroll through the past, picking what you like and skipping what you don’t, as if eras were menus, and you pick one from column A and one from column B... Whether someone would want to return to a particular time depends on socioeconomic class, age, sex, race and health... " Stephanie Coontz on poignant stories about the discrimination readers lived through as blacks, women, gay people - while it was much easier for working-class fathers to support a…

1950's & 1960's -- "You can’t just stroll through the past, picking what you like and skipping what you don’t, as if eras were menus, and you pick one from column A and one from column B... Whether someone would want to return to a particular time depends on socioeconomic class, age, sex, race and health... " Stephanie Coontz on poignant stories about the discrimination readers lived through as blacks, women, gay people - while it was much easier for working-class fathers to support a…

Dr. Stephanie Coontz's "Marriage, a History" takes readers from the marital intrigues of ancient Babylon to the torments of Victorian lovers, bringing intelligence, perspective, and wit to today’s marital debate. Coontz was the keynote speaker for #WomenEmployed's #TheWorkingLunch last year.

Dr. Stephanie Coontz's "Marriage, a History" takes readers from the marital intrigues of ancient Babylon to the torments of Victorian lovers, bringing intelligence, perspective, and wit to today’s marital debate. Coontz was the keynote speaker for #WomenEmployed's #TheWorkingLunch last year.

Amazon.com: The Way We Really Are: Coming To Terms With America's Changing Families (9780465090921): Stephanie Coontz: Books

Amazon.com: The Way We Really Are: Coming To Terms With America's Changing Families (9780465090921): Stephanie Coontz: Books

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