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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
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HQ503 T48 2005    AVAILABLE    30610020194833
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.85094 T394 2005    DUE 09-29-22  -  30500101331455
Descript x, 312 p. ; 24 cm
Series Population and development
Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-299) and index
Models, data, and methods -- 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 -- 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 Family -- Historiography
Family -- Europe, Western -- Historiography
Family -- Europe, Northern -- Historiography
Family -- History
Family -- Europe, Western -- History
Family -- Europe, Northern -- History
Social change
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