2nd edition, Summary Family and Civilization is the magnum opus of Carle Zimmerman [], a distinguished sociologist who taught for many. Family and Civilization is the magnum opus of Carle Zimmerman, a distinguished sociologist who taught for many years at Harvard University. Family and Civilization by Carle C. Zimmerman, The Family of. Tomorrow by Carle C. Zimmerman (review). Eva J. Ross. The Thomist: A Speculative Quarterly .

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Christensen and Robert W. This impacts marital and reproductive ethics, but it ought to also inform our civilixation of political rights, representation, and economics. Thomas Achord rated it it was amazing May 29, Most nonliterate groups are much less subject to change of an internal origin than modern Western society.

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These reasons, which are found on p. Vj rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Of the izmmerman amount of control of action in the society, how much is left for the family?

Marriage was a union of equals, by mutual consent of the parties, not of their parents. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Family and Civilization by Carle C. A Speculative Quarterly Review. The Church attempted to moderate the more barbaric features famkly the trustee family system, while preventing people from lapsing back into the decadent atomistic family of the late Roman Empire.


Tim Wainwright rated it liked it Jan 11, Things are getting better because they are getting freer, which means more contractual.

The Church strongly objected to intermarriage among cousins and closer relatives. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Family and Civilization

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with amd, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Kate Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Nov 26, When first published inFamily and Civilization was a significant book on the sociology of the family.

It is doubtful if these peoples are the family predecessors of the West. As an older work, Family and Civilization can be a challenging read.

civilizatkon Zimmerman escapes this trap by focusing on the sovereignty of the family. No creditabIe anthropoIogist today maintains that institutions found in the tribal communities are direct predecessors of those of the West, but a study of institutions found in widely different cultures is as important to the science of man as a study of widely different forms like the spider, the octopus, and living apes is to the science of biology.

Peter rated it it was amazing Feb 09, It is very sad that after the appearance of many excellent works on comparative culture patterns, Dr. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. That tragedy develops only in situations in which a the state hold the exclusive or dominant power to enforce property rights and b people civiilization themselves as individual agents rather than as part of an infinitely-lived family, with powers of its own.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Patterson Better Than Therapy? A study of them can tell us nothing about our past. Readers witnessing continuing family deterioration family in Greece and Rome preceded the zimmer,an of six decades later may conclude that the prognosis for those civilizations and how similar trends now threaten our Western civilization is bleak indeed. 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.

Family and Civilization by Carle C. Zimmerman

Carlson Managing Editor Nicole M. Bernard rated it liked it Jul 04, At first the freedom becomes an incentive to economic gain. Frederic rated it it was amazing Oct 22,