eBook Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414412665
  • ISBN-13: 9781414412665
  • DDC: 306.8509
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 479 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Overview

Family in Society provides readings into two centuries of changes in concepts, representations, and roles of the family in society. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry:

  • Date
  • Source
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Primary Source
  • Significance
  • Further Resources

All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

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Reviews

"A variety of materials such as speeches, legislation, interviews on NPR, and magazine and newspaper articles pique interest and can lead to further research in specific areas. The lists of sources at the end, including Websites and books, will be very helpful to those wishing to do further research. This book would make an excellent addition to high school libraries, large public libraries, and academic libraries." --ARBA, March 2007

— ARBA

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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414403305 | ISBN-13: 9781414403304)

Family in Society provides readings into two centuries of changes in concepts, representations, and roles of the family in society. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry:

  • Date
  • Source
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Primary Source
  • Significance
  • Further Resources

All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

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