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The Family and it's Members

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Published: 1923
Language: English
Wordcount: 119,979 / 356 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.2
LoC Category: HQ
Downloads: 467
Added to site: 2007.02.22
mnybks.net#: 16114
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction

This book is based upon three theses—namely, first, that the monogamic, private, family is a priceless inheritance from the past and should be preserved; second, that in order to preserve it many of its inherited customs and mechanisms must be modified to suit new social demands; and third, that present day experimentation and idealistic effort already indicate certain tendencies of change in the family order which promise needed adjustment to ends of highest social value.

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ay the victory" and hence that no fearless inquiry can harm the essential values of life. It confesses a clear trust in "the Spirit that led us hither and is leading us onward." It would sound a call to hold all that has dowered the race at the sources of life sacred and of worth. It would echo all that bids us move onward to higher and better things.

The greatest ambition herein recorded is to serve as one who opens doors of insight into the House of the Interpreter.

--THE AUTHOR.

JANUARY, 1923.


CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION 5

A Threefold Aim. Basic Principles Underlying All Socially Useful Changes. The Sense of Kind and the Sense of Difference. Vital Changes in All the Basic Institutions of Society. Coveted Uses of This Book.

I. THE FAMILY 19

The Experience of the Past. New Ideals Affecting the Family. The Headship of the Father. Is It Possible to Democratize the Family? What Is the Modern Ideal in Child-care? Modern Ideals of Sex-relationship

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