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The changing landscape of work and family in the American middle class

The changing landscape of work and family in the American middle class

reports from the field

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
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    Subjects:
  • Work and family -- United States,
  • Middle class families -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes.
    ContributionsRudd, Elizabeth, 1963-, Descartes, Lara, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4904.25 .C448 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23156819M
    ISBN 100739117394, 0739117408
    ISBN 109780739117392, 9780739117408
    LC Control Number2007045422

    Start studying Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. Which of the following statements characterizes the pressure felt by middle-class American women during the s? They explained their work in family-oriented terms and maintained their domestic responsibilities.   Small family farms found it increasingly difficult to compete, and more and more farmers left the land. As a result, the number of people employed in the farm sector, which in stood at million, began a continuing decline; by , U.S. farms employed only million : Mike Moffatt.

      A Brief History Of America's Middle Class What does it mean to be middle class in the U.S.? Over the past century, the idea of the "middle class" has gone through a . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    The school district, which lies across the Tappan Zee Bridge from New York City, has experienced a dramatic shift in student population in the past 15 years as low-income Haitian, Jamaican, Dominican, Latino, and black families from the city have moved into the community and middle-class white families have, unfortunately but predictably, fled. Save 84% off the newsstand price! Estimates of the United states population at the middle of the 21st century vary, from the U.N.’s million to the U.S. Census Bureau’s to million.


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The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class: Reports from the Field: Rudd, Elizabeth, Descartes, Lara, Fricke, Tom, Montgomery, Alesia F., Root, Lawrence S., Young Jr., Alford A., Hoey, Brian A., Kottak, Conrad P., Pash, Diana M., Daniel Barnes, Riché Jeneen, Winkler, Erin N., Han, Sallie, Goodsell, Todd L., Chen, Carolyn, Deerman, M Eugenia, Dudley, 5/5(1).

The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class is an excellent text for classes in anthropology, sociology, American culture, family studies, work and family 5/5(1). The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class is an excellent text for classes in anthropology, sociology, American culture, family studies, work and family Price: $ Book Review: The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class.

Edited by Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books,pp., $ (paper)Author: Susan Cody-Rydzewski. The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class is an excellent text for classes in anthropology, sociology, American culture, family studies, work and family, and gender : Lexington Books.

The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class. By Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes, edsAuthor: Tomomi Naka. The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class.

By Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes, eds. Tomomi Naka. University of Iowa. Search for more papers by this author. Tomomi Naka. University of Iowa. The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class Reports from the Field Edited by Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes LEXINGTON BOOKS A division of ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC.

Lanham • Boulder • New York • Toronto • Plymouth, UK. The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle-Class: Reports from the Field. Article in Journal of Family Theory & Review 1(3) September with 2. The middle class has been slowly changing for years.

There was a steady decline beginning from towhere the middle-class began at a 61% share and ended at a 50% share. The changing middle class could simply reflect the change in times, including changes in economic and demographic trends that might change the composition of the.

The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class: Reports from the Field by4/5(2). The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class explores the dynamics of the modern American family and how they have adapted to the changing economy and culture.

Contributors from a variety of disciplines redefine the concept of the model American family and provide well-researched insight into what the new standards for judging family life and its functionality will be.

Get this from a library. The changing landscape of work and family in the American middle class: reports from the field. [Elizabeth Rudd; Lara Descartes;] -- "This collection explores the dynamics of the modern, middle-class American family and its near-constant state of transition.

The editors introduce the book by situating it within the context of. The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class is an excellent text for classes in anthropology, sociology, American culture, family studies, work and family. The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class explores the dynamics of the modern American family and how they have adapted to the changing economy and culture.

Contributors from a variety of disciplines redefine the concept of the ""model American family"" and provide well-researched insight into what the new standards for judging family life and its functionality.

This collection explores the dynamics of the modern, middle-class American family and its near-constant state of transition. The editors introduce the book by situating it within the context of work, family, and ethnographic research on middle-cla.

“Two American Families” is a longitudinal documentary following two separate “middle class” families in Milwaukee through the early 90s and past the Great Recession of for over two decades. It captures the changing landscape of the American economy caused by a blend of globalization and neoliberalism.

The Changing American Family. middle-class American parents want their children to focus almost exclusively on homework and extracurricular activities. They have a family book. Table of contents for The changing landscape of work and family in the American middle class: reports from the field / edited by Elizabeth Rudd and Lara Descartes.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. His book is called “War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups Are Waging War on the American Dream and How to Fight Back” (Viking Penguin, ).

Student Debt Is Transforming the American Family The cost of a degree—and the “open future” that supposedly comes with it—has become one of the defining forces of middle-class life. By Hua Author: Hua Hsu.Pew’s middle-class range went from an average lower income (in ) of $44, to $, for a family of four.

Households whose earnings were higher than that (adjusted for regional costs. In the midst of a changing workplace, the implicit contract between workers and employers appears to be loosening.

The earnings of workers overall have lagged behind gains in labor productivity since the s. 10 Moreover, smaller shares of workers receive health or pension benefits in than they did in More recently, alternative employment arrangements, such as contract work.