2nd edition, Summary Family and Civilization is the magnum opus of Carle Zimmerman , a distinguished sociologist who taught for many. Family and Civilization by Carle C. Zimmerman, The Family of. Tomorrow by Carle C. Zimmerman (review). Eva J. Ross. The Thomist: A Speculative Quarterly . A publishing event of major importance is the re-issue of Family and Civilization by Harvard sociologist Carle Clark Zimmerman (–).
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Andy Baldwin rated it it was amazing Dec 31, To ask other readers questions about Family and Civilizationplease sign up. Known earlier for studies in rural sociology, Professor Zimmerman of Harvard wrote his first book in the acrle of the family: T he N atural F amily.
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A Journal of World Affairs. It is very sad that after the appearance of many excellent works on comparative culture patterns, Dr. In this unjustly forgotten work Zimmerman demonstrates the close and causal connections between the rise and fall of different types of families and the rise and fall of civilizations, particularly ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and modern Europe, and the United States.
Family and Civilization by Carle C. Zimmerman
Waxing State, Waning Family: Zimmerman traces the evolution of family structure from tribes and clans to extended and large zimmermsn families to the small nuclear families and broken families of today. Zimmerman still tells us today that many of the smaller primitive groups have the abnormal psychology of dying peoples.
Both the late Roman Empire and the barbarians permitted parents to reject infants, arguing that they were not social beings unless their parents accepted them into the family. It is sometimes claimed that Americans, like their European peers, have abandoned marriage as part of ffamily Triumphant March of Liberation.
He received a B. And he shows the consequences of each structure for the bearing and rearing of children; for religion, law, and everyday life; and for the fate of civilization itself. Kristin rated it really liked it Nov 20, The present reviewer can find little agreement with Dr.
But sooner or later the meaning of this freedom changes. This work was distinguished by the presentation of the theories of the outstanding nineteenth century Catholic sociologist Le Play, whose influence is evident in the types, and familism ideas, of these two later volumes. The state wishes to show no favoritism toward marriage and no animus toward unmarried mothers. Family and Civilization by Carle C.
Most nonliterate groups are much less subject to change of an internal origin than modern Western society. Sandy Bernahl rated it it was amazing Mar 28, The domestic family and the atomistic family would correspond roughly to the modern family before and after the sexual revolution.
Family and Civilization
Jordan Harmer rated it really liked it Jun 06, Frederic rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Marriage is penalized in the markets for housing, for child-care options, and in the tax code. In this unjustly forgotten work Zimmerman demonstrates the close and causal connections between the rise and fall of different types of families and the rise and fall of civilizations, particularly ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and modern Europe, and the United States.
A Text for Moderns. Against both the barbarian trustee and Roman atomistic family systems, the Church introduced the idea that children are automatically social beings, the children of their mother and her husband, and could not be rejected. Maryann Breger rated it liked it Dec 04, What role does the family play in the total business of society? Chris rated it liked it Oct 16, The very idea of liberty itself changes, according to Zimmerman:.