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Title The American family / edited by Karen Duda.

Publication Info. New York : H.W. Wilson, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  HQ536 .A54653 2003    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  306.85 AME    AVAILABLE
 Princeton Township HS SD 500 - Adult Non-Fiction - PTWG-8  306.8 AME    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 182 pages ; 26 cm.
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Series The reference shelf ; v. 75, no. 2
Reference shelf ; v. 75, no. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-175) and index.
Contents The Changing family -- The collective majority -- Marriage and other partnerships -- Families in crisis -- Planning parenthood -- Nontraditional families.
The changing family. The adoption maze / Kim Clark and Nancy Shute (U.S. News & World Report) -- The reappearing nuclear family / David Blankenhorn (First Things) -- Step by step / Roberta Israeloff (Parents) -- Children of two faiths / April Austin (The Christian Science Monitor) -- AARP survey: boomer population redefines "Sandwich Generation" -- Make room for granddaddy / Pamela Paul (American Demographics)
The collective majority. Kindred: a portrait of our families today / Valerie Wilson (Essence) -- Time to take a closer look at Hispanic children and families / Kristin Anderson Moore (Policy & Practice of Public Human Services) -- Culture clash: Asian-American families struggle to reconcile expectations of east and west / Maria T. Padilla (Orlando Sentinel)
Marriage and other partnerships. The state of our unions / David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead (USA Today Magazine) -- Should you stay together for the kids? / Walter Kirn (Time) -- Breaking up is hard to do / Mubarak Dahir (The Advocate). Families in crisis. More Americans put families ahead of work / Stephanie Armour (USA Today) -- Mission impossible / Jane Yager (Dollars & Sense) -- Stifled screams / Armstrong Williams (New York Amsterdam News) -- Who's in charge here? / Nancy Gibbs (Time)
Planning parenthood. The perils of early motherhood / Isabel Sawhill (The Public Interest) -- Human in the age of mechanical production / Karen Wright (Discover) -- The ethics of human cloning :James Q. Wilson vs. Leon Kass / James Q. Wilson and Leon Kass (American Enterprise) -- Childfree in Toyland / Christopher Clausen (The American Scholar)
Nontraditional families. The battle to be a parent / Richard Tate (The Advocate) -- Confessions of a black Mr. Mom / Ta-Nehisi Coates (The Washington Monthly) -- Love without borders / Lynette Clemetson (Newsweek) -- The end of the family? / Terry Golway (America)
Subject Families -- United States.
Ethnic minorites -- Domestic relations.
Domestic violence -- United States.
Marriage customs -- United States.
Welfare, public -- United States.
Poverty -- Domestic relations.
Social conditions -- United States.
Minorities -- Domestic relations.
Added Author Duda, Karen.
ISBN 0824210204

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