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Author Stacey, Judith.

Title Brave new families : stories of domestic upheaval in late twentieth century America / Judith Stacey.

Publication Info. [New York] : Basic Books, [1990]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.85 S775B    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introductions: The making and unmaking of modern families -- Land of dreams and disasters : postindustrial living in the Silicon Valley -- BOOK 1. Pamela's kin. Feminims, fundamentalism, and a postmodern extened family: Pam's revelation and mine -- Sprouting some odd branches : a divorce-extended family -- Pamela's children : spirited youth in stressful times -- Global ministries of love and new wave evangelicalism -- The gray and spotted dogs -- BOOK 2. The Lewison's/ High-tech visions and battered dreams: The last 'modern' family in town -- To feminism and partway back -- If wishes were fishes : surviving loss in a matrifocal family -- Conclusions: The postmodern family, for better and worse -- Epilogue. Taking women at their word.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 305-321.
Subject Families -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Case studies.
Working class families -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Case studies.
ISBN 0465007465: $22.95 ($29.95 Can.)
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