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Author Degler, Carl N.

Title At odds : women and the family in America from the Revolution to the present / Carl N. Degler.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  301.41 D318A    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 527 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-514) and index.
Contents The Emergence of the Modern American Family -- Wives and Husbands -- Wife and Mother -- Women and Children -- Inducting Children into the Social Order -- Under Stress: Families of Afro-Americans and Immigrants -- Women Challenge the Family -- Women in the Making of the Demographic Transition -- Limiting Fertility -- Abortion: Women's Last Resort -- Women's Sexuality in 19th-Century America -- Organizing to Control Sexuality -- The World is Only a Large Home -- The Suffrage Fight: The Last Step Was Really the First -- Women's Work: The First Transformation -- Women at Work: Unions, Farms, and Professions -- The Second Transformation in Women's Work -- Women's Dilemma -- Notes -- Index.
Summary "This book is designed not only to tell the story of American women and the American family over the last two centuries, but to show as concretely and analytically as possible how the interaction has shaped the family and the life of women down to the present."--Preface.
Subject Women -- United States -- History.
Families -- United States -- History.
Family -- United States -- History.
Family -- history. (DNLM)D005190Q000266
Women -- history. (DNLM)D014930Q000266
United States. (DNLM)D014481
Femmes -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Famille -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Women -- History.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States -- History.
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld (DE-588)10090522-5
Familie (DE-588)4016397-0
Frau (DE-588)4018202-2
Geschichte (DE-588)4020517-4
United States.
Chronological Term Geschichte.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Degler, Carl N. At odds. New York : Oxford University Press, 1980 (OCoLC)646998867
ISBN 0195026578
Sudoc No. Y 1.1/8:112-374
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