Letty Cottin Pogrebin Quotes

Letty Cottin Pogrebin Quotes: In the supposedly enlightened eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, parental indifference, child neglect, and raw cruelty appearedamong Europeans of all classes.... In mid-nineteenth- century France, families abandoned their children at the rate of thirty-three thousand a year.... It took sixty years after the criminalization of cruelty to animals for cruelty to children to be made punishable under English law.... Industrialized America added brutalizing child labor to the oppressions of the young.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin Quote: Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.
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Quotes about Letty Cottin Pogrebin: I want to visit Memory Lane, I don't want to live there.
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Quote about Letty Cottin Pogrebin: Friends can be said to
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin Sayings: When the president of the United States flicks the switch to light up the Christmas tree on the White House lawn, that house ceases to be an American symbol; it becomes a Christian symbol.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin Saying: The all American work ethic, destructive enough by itself, also packs a gender double standard that strip-mines the natural resources of both parents. It has taught us that as their earnings and success increase, men become
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Sayings about Letty Cottin Pogrebin: The ultra-right would have us believe that families are in trouble because of humanism, feminism, secular education, or sexual liberation, but the consensus of Americans is that what tears families apart is unemployment, inflation, and financial worries.
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Saying about Letty Cottin Pogrebin: We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin Quotes: Work-family conflicts--the trade-offs of your money or your life, your job or your child--would not be forced upon women with suchsanguine disregard if men experienced the same career stalls caused by the-buck-stops-here responsibility for children.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin Quote: Compared to other parents, remarried parents seem more desirous of their child's approval, more alert to the child's emotional state, and more sensitive in their parent-child relations. Perhaps this is the result of heightened empathy for the child's suffering, perhaps it is a guilt reaction; in either case, it gives the child a potent weapon--the power to disrupt the new household and come between parent and the new spouse.
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Quotes about Letty Cottin Pogrebin: When a family is free of abuse and oppression, it can be the place where we share our deepest secrets and stand the most exposed, a place where we learn to feel distinct without being better, - and sacrifice for others without losing ourselves.
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