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American Home

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ISBN : UCSD:31822022009286
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Report Of The American Home Missionary Society

Author : American Home Missionary Society
ISBN : WISC:89073137895
Genre : Home missions
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The Influence Of Crime On The American Home

Author : John Edgar Hoover
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127924764
Genre : Crime
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Native American Home Ownership Opportunity Act Of 2007

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services
ISBN : STANFORD:36105050449193
Genre : Home ownership
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The American Home

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ISBN : PSU:000065373231
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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New Families No Families?

Author : Frances K. Goldscheider
ISBN : 0520083059
Genre : Social Science
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Is the American family a thing of the past? Almost anyone can tell a story that illustrates how dramatically things have changed in the past decades. Nonmarriage, childlessness and divorce are commonplace. Most children leave their parents' home and live for increasing periods before marriage as independent adults. But there are also signs of strengths. Some parents play more equal roles, both financially and in coping with household tasks. In this revealing new study, Frances Goldscheider and Linda Waite discuss cogently the question of whether we are headed for no families, or new families. Adults across the nation who reached "thirtysomething" in the early 1980s are the primary focus of the book, although broader patterns of social change are seen in the influence of their parents' experiences on them and in their own children's experiences of family life. The authors begin with their subjects as very young adults, examining their plans for work and family and their attitudes toward women's work and family roles. As these young men and women move farther into adulthood, we learn what influences their chances of marriage, their patterns of family building (and dissolving), and the division of labor in the families they form. In each case the authors focus on the effects of exposure to different family structures in childhood and young adulthood. The authors find, surprisingly, that the real threats to the family are in the home itself: the new option of "a home of one's own" in a variety of circumstances outside of marriage, most men's noninvolvement in the home and its tasks, and the fact that knowledge of and respect for basic skills involved in making a home are not being taught to today's sons and daughters.

Making The American Home

Author : Marilyn Ferris Motz
ISBN : 087972434X
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840–1940.

Violence Abuse And Neglect

Author : Myron R. Utech
ISBN : 0930390199
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Violence, Abuse and Neglect provides a systematic exposition of the national problem of domestic violence and how public and private agencies have dealt with it. Looking at the four major types of domestic violence (child, spouse, adolescent and elder) and placing domestic violence in the context of violence in the larger American society, Utech's book works well in sociology, criminal justice, social work, psychology and healthcare.

The American Home Garden

Author : Alexander Watson
ISBN : UCAL:$B117015
Genre : Flower gardening
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The American Home Guard

Author : Barry M. Stentiford
ISBN : 1585441813
Genre : History
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Highly motivated developers will want this book if they are eager to keep up with the most exciting growth area for Visual Basic development. After a technical overview of the Internet-related capabilities of Visual Basic, the book covers the Internet Control Pack and the creation of ActiveX controls and documents.

The American Home Cook Book

Author : American lady
ISBN : HARVARD:RSMCTM
Genre : Cooking, American
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American Home Life 1880 1930

Author : Jessica H. Foy
ISBN : 087049855X
Genre : History
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"In the pivotal decades around the turn of the century, American domestic life underwent dramatic alteration. From backstairs to front stairs, spaces and the activities within them were radically affected by shifts in the larger social and material environments. This volume, while taking account of architecture and decoration, moves us beyond the study of buildings to the study of behaviors, particularly the behaviors of those who peopled the middle-class, single-family, detached American home between 1880 and 1930." "The book's contributors study transformations in services (such as home utilities of power, heat, light, water, and waste removal) in servicing (for example, the impact of home appliances such as gas and electric ranges, washing machines, and refrigerators), and in serving (changes in domestic servants' duties, hours of work, racial and ethnic backgrounds)." "In blending intellectual and home history, these essays both examine and exemplify the perennial American enthusiasm for, as well as anxiety about, the meaning of modernity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Working Families

Author : Classes of 1919-1950 Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies Rosanna Hertz
ISBN : 0520226496
Genre : Political Science
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"Working Families is a pioneering study by scholars of great capability and insight. This book is a gold mine of observations and information about new approaches to the study of work and family."—Arlene Daniels, co-editor of The Most Difficult Revolution "Hertz and Marshall have pulled together an impressive collection. The range of well-known authors provide a broad perspective by looking at both women and men across class, work site, and race. Working Families provides cutting edge and original contributions that go well beyond previous research on work and families."—Naomi Gerstel, author of Families and Work "The information age is transforming family life and the relationships between families, the workplace, and larger society. Working Families moves the discussion of work and family beyond the simplistic notion of 'balancing' by examining the complexity and diversity of everyday family life, as well as the wider economic and political contexts of our current dilemmas."—Arlene Skolnick, author of Embattled Paradise: The American Family in an Age of Uncertainty "The worlds of work and family in which we live our lives are ever more complex. This important volume sheds lights on the issues faced by working families at home, at work, and in their community."—Kathleen Christensen, Director, Program on Working Families, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Inside Culture

Author : David Halle
ISBN : 0226313689
Genre : Art
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Dubbed as "You Are What You Hang (or Don't)" by the New York Times,Inside Culture takes us on a tour of 160 homes in and around New York City, from affluent townhouses on Manhattan's Upper East Side and rowhouses in blue-collar Brooklyn to middle and upper-class suburbs of Long Island. The result is an unprecedented portrait of the use of cultural artifacts—fine art, photographs, religious art—in private lives. "This is a first-class addition to what we know about culture in the specific rather than the abstract."—Howard S. Becker, Contemporary Sociology "This book is well worth reading, especially in your own home."—Eugene Halton, American Journal of Sociology "David Halle's researches earned him a license amateur voyeurs would kill for. . . . Refreshing for readers outside his discipline."—Peter Campbell, London Review of Books "[This book] tells us interesting things about ourselves. . . . It affords us a birds-eye view of American culture from which we can see . . . unsuspected patterns of tastes and acquisitions."—James Gardner, Washington Times "[A] voyeuristic thrill. . . . Lucid and entertaining. . . . A fascinating book that will open the eyes of anyone who's ever glibly said about art, 'I know what I like.' After reading Inside Culture, they'll also know a little bit more about why."—Maureen Corrigan, New York Observer

The Darkest Year

Author : William K. Klingaman
ISBN : 9781250133182
Genre : History
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The Darkest Year is acclaimed author William K. Klingaman’s narrative history of the American home front from December 7, 1941 through the end of 1942, a psychological study of the nation under the pressure of total war. For Americans on the home front, the twelve months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor comprised the darkest year of World War Two. Despite government attempts to disguise the magnitude of American losses, it was clear that the nation had suffered a nearly unbroken string of military setbacks in the Pacific; by the autumn of 1942, government officials were openly acknowledging the possibility that the United States might lose the war. Appeals for unity and declarations of support for the war effort in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor made it appear as though the class hostilities and partisan animosities that had beset the United States for decades — and grown sharper during the Depression — suddenly disappeared. They did not, and a deeply divided American society splintered further during 1942 as numerous interest groups sought to turn the wartime emergency to their own advantage. Blunders and repeated displays of incompetence by the Roosevelt administration added to the sense of anxiety and uncertainty that hung over the nation. The Darkest Year focuses on Americans’ state of mind not only through what they said, but in the day-to-day details of their behavior. Klingaman blends these psychological effects with the changes the war wrought in American society and culture, including shifts in family roles, race relations, economic pursuits, popular entertainment, education, and the arts.

The Arts And The American Home 1890 1930

Author : Jessica H. Foy
ISBN : 0870499076
Genre : Art
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Between 1890 and 1930, the daily life of the American family began to reflect rapid advances in technology, aesthetics, and attitudes about American culture. Pictorial, literary, musical, and decorative arts from this era all reveal a shift from clutter to clarity and from profusion to restraint as modern conveniences, ranging from pre-stamped needlework patterns to central heat, were introduced into the domestic environment. However, the household arts were also affected by an enduring strain of conservatism reflected in the popularity of historically inspired furnishing styles. In this collection of essays, ten experts in turn-of-the-century popular and material culture examine how the struggle between modernity and tradition was reflected in various facets of the household aesthetic. Their findings touch on sub-themes of gender, generation, and class to provide a fascinating commentary on what middle-class Americans were prepared to discard in the name of modernity and what they stubbornly retained for the sake of ideology. Through an examination of material culture and prescriptive literature from this period, the essayists also demonstrate how changes in artistic expression affected the psychological, social, and cultural lives of everyday Americans.

The American Home Front 1941 1942

Author : Alistair Cooke
ISBN : 0802143326
Genre : History
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Offers a firsthand portrait of America on the home front during the early days of World War II, describing the dramatic changes that were occurring throughout the nation as it was transformed from a civilian society to a wartime one.

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ISBN : LCCN:74816777
Genre : Manʾyōshū
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American Home Magazine

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ISBN : NYPL:33433081752671
Genre : Women
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American Home Garden

Author : Alexander Watson
ISBN : 9781429012973
Genre : Gardening
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""Alexander Watson's 1859 work is a general reference for the inexperienced gardener. The book is designed to provide information on all aspects of gardening, including fertilization, sowing, pruning, and diseases, so as to inspire people to begin their own gardens.""

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