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Gelis, 1986. Social Research 53(4):689-704

The Evolution of the Status of the Child in Western Europe: From the Collective Body to the Private Body
Jacques Gelis

Social Research: An International Quarterly
[Nonthematic: Freud Marx Childhood]
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 53, No. 4 (Winter 1986): 689:704

ABSTRACT: Examines the increased value placed on the care and preservation of children during the past five centuries, noting that the modern feeling for childhood is symptomatic of profound upheaval in beliefs and behavior as the idea of life based on lineage and community gave way to the idea of a close-knit nuclear family.
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