All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation / Rebecca Traister.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Covington Branch||306.8153 T768a 2016 (Text)||33126020685503||Adult Nonfiction||Checked out||10/08/2018|
|Erlanger Branch||306.8153 T768a 2016 (Text)||33126020685495||Adult Nonfiction||Checked out||10/02/2018|
- ISBN: 9781476716565
- ISBN: 1476716560
- ISBN: 9781476716572
- ISBN: 1476716579
- Physical Description: xii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -316).
|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.
"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.' [This book presents a] portrait of contemporary American life and how we got here, through the lens of the single American woman, covering class, race, [and] sexual orientation, and filled with ... anecdotes from ... contemporary and historical figures"-- Provided by publisher.
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