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Author Thornton, Arland.

Title Reading history sideways : the fallacy and enduring impact of the developmental paradigm on family life / Arland Thornton.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.85094 T394r 2005    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description x, 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-299) and index.
Contents I: Introduction and approaches -- Models, data, and methods -- II: Influence on family scholars -- Views of changes in family life from reading history sideways -- The fertility decline in northwest Europe -- Changes in family life in the northwest European historical record -- The scholarly legacy -- The legacy of data -- III: Influence on individual and community actors -- Developmental idealism -- Freedom, equality, and consent in northwest European family relationships -- Fighting barbarism in the United States -- Governmental pathways of influence outside northwest Europe -- Social and economic pathways of influence outside northwest Europe -- The power of developmental thinking -- Postscript : dealing with the language of the developmental paradigm.
Subject Families -- Historiography.
Families -- Europe, Western -- Historiography.
Families -- Europe, Northern -- Historiography.
Families -- History.
Families -- Europe, Western -- History.
Families -- Europe, Northern -- History.
Social change.
ISBN 0226798607 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226798608 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 26511389X

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