Part of the Major Problems in American History series, this text for courses in family history or history of childhood balances its discussion of marriage and gender relations with coverage on children and childhood. Offering a thorough treatment of race, ethnicity, and class from colonial times to the present, this edition grants sustained attention to Native Americans and Latinos. Relating history to larger political events, the text narrative balances coverage of public policy toward families with coverage of the experiences of family life.Documents and Essays Anya Jabour ... After all, if my son can learn how to operate a car at the age of twelve months a by sixteen years it should be a piece of cake. ... But the more insidious form of toymania is the illusion that talking and aquot; interactiveaquot; toys can either replace adults or ... and whistles her way to academic success, Mom is free to work on a report for work or watch her favorite cooking show.
|Title||:||Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin College Division - 2005|