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All the single ladies : Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. / Rebecca Traister.

Traister, Rebecca. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781476716589
  • ISBN: 1476716587
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2016.

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Summary, etc.: A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America, this "singularly triumphant work ( -- "All the Single Ladies But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change--temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more. Today, only twenty percent of Americans are wed by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal. "All the Single Ladies When Everything Changed.
Subject: Nonfiction.
Women's Studies.
Single women > United States > History.
Women > United States > Social conditions.
Feminism > United States > History.
United States > Civilization.
United States > History.
United States > Social conditions.
Genre: Electronic books.

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