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Where can I find information about the role of feminism in the downfall of the "nuclear family"? Thank you.

Thanks for your note to FEMINIST.COM--and I'm afraid that I can't help you with your research. In fact, I think that you are going to have a hard time finding any research to support your point. Mostly because feminism is not responsible for the fall of the nuclear family. If anything, the nuclear family is probably responsible for the fall of the nuclear family. But a more important point is that the nuclear family is more myth than reality. It only existed as the norm for a very short period in time--around the 1940s. In fact colonial Williamsburg (in Williamsburg, Virginia) did an entire exhibit on this, so I suggest you contact them. Basically, they talk about how the nuclear family historically speaking has always been a minority except for one brief moment.
Amy

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