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All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation, Rebecca Traister

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All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation
Title
All the single ladies
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unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Traister
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Language
eng
Summary
In 2010, journalist Rebecca Traister started a book that she thought would be about the twenty-first-century phenomenon of the American single woman. Over the course of her research, Traister made a startling discovery: historically, when women have had options beyond early heterosexual marriage, their resulting independence has provoked massive social change. Unmarried women were crucial to the abolition, suffrage, temperance, and labor movements; they created settlement houses and secondary education for women. Today, only 20% of Americans are wed by age 29, compared to nearly 60% in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal." Traister sets out to examine how this generation of independent women is changing the world
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DLC
Dewey number
306.81/530973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ880.4.U6
LC item number
T73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation, Rebecca Traister
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All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation, Rebecca Traister
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-339)
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rdacarrier
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Contents
Watch out for that woman: The political and social power of an unmarried nation -- Single women have often made history: Unmarried in America -- The sex of the cities: Urban life and female independence -- Dangerous as Lucifer matches: The friendships of women -- My solitude, my self: Single women on their own -- For richer: Work, money, and independence -- For poorer: Single women and sexism, racism, and poverty -- Sex and the single girls: Virginity to promiscuity and beyond -- Horse and carriage: Marrying, and not marrying, in the time of singlehood -- Then comes what? And when?: Independence and parenthood -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Where are they now?
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24 cm
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9781501160691
Lccn
2015045131
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40025834201
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