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

Traister, Rebecca, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781476716565
  • ISBN: 1476716560
  • Physical Description: xii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-339).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: Working on a book about single women in the twenty-first-century, 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. Through the lens of the single American woman, Traister covers issues of class, race, and sexual orientation.
Subject: Single women > United States > History.
Women > United States > Social conditions.
Feminism > United States > History.
United States > Civilization.
United States > History.
United States > Social conditions.
HISTORY > United States > 21st Century.
HISTORY > Social History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Women's Studies.

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