In the Name of the Family: Rethinking Family Values in the Postmodern Age

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Beacon Press, 1996 - Social Science - 194 pages
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Prominent cultural critic Judith Stacey offers a ringing rebuttal to the rhetoric of "family values" with this powerful argument for accepting family diversity-including a strong new case for legal same-sex marriage.
 

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A defense of the blended, extended, and amended families that have replaced Ozzie and Harriet and the Cleavers as typically American. Stacey (Sociology and Women's Studies/Univ. of Calif., Davis ... Read full review

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Judith Stacey is the Streisand Professor of Contemporary Gender Studies and professor of sociology at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Brave New Families and Patriarchy and Socialist Revolution in China.

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