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Inventing the modern American family : family values and social change in 20th century United States / Isabel Heinemann (ed.)
Frankfurt ; New York : Campus Verlag, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ535 .I58 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses
Social values -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses
Subject United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Congresses
Physical Description 335 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note "Most papers are enlarged and refined versions of presentations given at two international research workshops on "Concepts of Motherhood" and "Men and Masculinities," both held at the University of Münster in 2010."--P. 9
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-325) and index
Contents Introduction : inventing the "modern American family" : family values and social change in 20th century United States / Isabel Heinemann -- Nationalist middle-class women, memory, and conservative family values, 1890-1945 / Simon Wendt -- "Americanization through homemaking" : Mexican American mothers as a major factor in Americanization programs / Claudia Roesch -- Mothering the nation, unmothering the self : new women and maternal narratives in the progressive era / Barbara Antoniazzi -- "Healthy" men make good fathers : masculine health and the family in 20th century America / Tracy Penny Light -- Social experts and modern women's reproduction : from "working women's neurosis" to the abortion debate, 1950-1980 / Isabel Heinemann -- "The enemy within" : African American motherhood and the "crack baby crisis" / Anne Overbeck -- Looking for fathers in the postwar U.S. foster care system / Catherine E. Rymph -- "But recall the kind of parents we have to deal with" : juvenile delinquency, interdependent masculinity and the government of families in the postwar U.S. / Nina Mackert -- "You be a man if you can, Stan" : family life and fatherhood in Charles Burnett's Killer of sheep (1977) / Jürgen Martschukat -- Is mom to blame? Anti-communist law enforcement and the representation of motherhood in early Cold War U.S. film / Olaf Stieglitz -- Family man : the popular reception of Home improvement, 1991-1992, and the debate about fatherhood / Andre Dechert
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Alternate Author Heinemann, Isabel

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