Haven In A Heartless World

One of the earliest and sharpest cultural commentators to investigate the twentieth-century American family, Christopher Lasch argues in this book that as social science "experts" intrude more and more into our lives, the family's vital ...

Haven In A Heartless World

In the American political vocabulary, "family" and "family values" no longer simply evoke pictures of harmonious scenes; they also push our buttons (left and right) about what is wrong with society. One of the earliest and sharpest cultural commentators to investigate the twentieth-century American family, Christopher Lasch argues in this book that as social science "experts" intrude more and more into our lives, the family's vital role as the moral and social cornerstone of society disintegrates-and, left unchecked, so does our political and personal freedom.Mr. Lasch combines an analytic overview of the psychological and sociological literature on the American family with his own trenchant analysis of where the problem lies.

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Haven In A Heartless World
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Lasch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-01-01 - Publisher: Basic Books

In the American political vocabulary, "family" and "family values" no longer simply evoke pictures of harmonious scenes; they also push our buttons (left and right) about what is wrong with society. One of the earliest and sharpest cultural commentators to investigate the twentieth-century American family, Christopher Lasch argues in this
Haven in a Heartless World
Language: en
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Authors: Christopher Lasch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1977 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 33
Authors: Michael Dunlop Young
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Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: K. D. Reynolds, K. D. (Research Editor Reynolds, New Dictionary of National Biography)
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This study of gender and power in Victorian Britain is the first book to examine the contribution made by women to the public culture of the British aristocracy in the 19th century. Based on a wide range of archival sources, it explores the roles of aristocratic women in public life,
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Authors: K. D. Reynolds, K. D. (Research Editor Reynolds, New Dictionary of National Biography)
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