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Haven in a heartless world : the family besieged ([New] edition)

By: Lasch, Christopher

0393313034 / 9780393313031
Paperback
306.85
20/09/1995
Stock expected by 08/04/2020
21 cm xxiv, 230 pages
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Reprint. This edition originally published: 1979.

One of the earliest and sharpest cultural commentators to investigate the twentieth-century American family, Christopher Lasch argues in this book that as social science "experts" intrude more and more into our lives, the family's vital role as the moral and social cornerstone of society disintegrates-and, left unchecked, so does our political and personal freedom.

Mr. Lasch combines an analytic overview of the psychological and sociological literature on the American family with his own trenchant analysis of where the problem lies.

BIC:

JHBK Sociology: family & relationships, JKSN2 Counselling & advice services

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