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Family Roles in a 20-Year Perspective

  • Elizabeth Douvan

Abstract

Of the many remarkable insights which have come our way as a legacy bestowed on the intellectual arena by the women’s movement, two have been most impressive: Matina Horner’s (1970) pointing to the complexity of women’s motives regarding achievement, and the demonstration by Louise Tilly and her students (Moch, 1976; Tilly & Scott, 1978) that industrialization not only failed to destroy the family, but actually strengthened family bonds in certain ways for certain people.

Keywords

Married Woman Family Role Unmarried Woman Marriage Problem Married State 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Douvan
    • 1
  1. 1.Survey Research Center, Institute for Social ResearchUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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