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The Resource How we live now : redefining home and family in the 21st century, Bella DePaulo, PhD

How we live now : redefining home and family in the 21st century, Bella DePaulo, PhD

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How we live now : redefining home and family in the 21st century
Title
How we live now
Title remainder
redefining home and family in the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Bella DePaulo, PhD
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has lost its place of prominence in contemporary life. Today, Americans have more choices than ever before in creating new ways to live and meet their personal needs and desires. Social scientist, researcher, and writer Bella DePaulo has traveled across America to interview people experimenting with the paradigm of how we live. In How We Live Now, she explores everything from multi-generational homes to cohousing communities where one's "family" is made up of friends and neighbors to couples "living apart together" to single-living, and ultimately uncovers a pioneering landscape for living that throws the old blueprint out the window. Through personal interviews and stories, media accounts, and in-depth research, How We Live Now explores thriving lifespaces, and offers the reader choices that are freer, more diverse, and more attuned to our modern needs for the twenty-first century and beyond"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.850973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ536
LC item number
.D4297 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
How we live now : redefining home and family in the 21st century, Bella DePaulo, PhD
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-302)
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books/Beyond Words hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781582704791
Lccn
2015004194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894936864
  • 861367
  • (OCoLC)ocn894936864
  • 861367
Label
How we live now : redefining home and family in the 21st century, Bella DePaulo, PhD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-302)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books/Beyond Words hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781582704791
Lccn
2015004194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894936864
  • 861367
  • (OCoLC)ocn894936864
  • 861367

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