Women and Equality : Changing Patterns in American Culture: Changing Patterns in American Culture

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Oxford University Press, USA, Apr 14, 1977 - Equality - 207 pages
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Chafe's analysis of changing social patterns is both solid and imaginative in the best sense ... His book will certainly increase our understanding of where we are going--and why."--Elizabeth Janeway "Adopted as required reading - tremendously popular with students - provokes lively debates."--John Rhinehart, Riverside Community College "A trenchant analysis of the underlying social and economic changes of the past century ... Particularly insightful in analyzing the ways in which racial and sexual inequality are both similar and fundamentally different."--Alice S. Rossi, University of Massachus.
 

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Contents

Problems of Definition and Approach
1
II An Historical Overview
13
The analogy of Social Control
43
IV The Analogy of Social Change
79
An Historical Perspective
115
VI Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections on Equality Between the Sexes
143
VII Epilogue
169
Notes
181
Index
201
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