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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kristin rated it really liked it Nov 20, See the original review. Zimmerman comments that healthy families will prioritize proles childrenfidelity faithfulness and Sacramentum indivisibility of family ties as a consequence of faith in God. Zimmerman has adhered to them in a widely publicized work, they must not pass unnoticed. Morgan shows that under the influence of policies like these, the proportion of one-person households in the United Kingdom increased from 14 percent in to 30 percent by Hsu came back to the United States in at the invitation of Columbia professor of anthropology Ralph Linton.

Professor Hsu held degrees in Sociology, Economics LSEand Anthropology, civilizatuon in kinship patterns and cultural comparisons between large, literate societies, namely, the United States, China, India, and Japan. Carlson helps situate Zimmerman, who afmily the neo-Marxist sociologists of the Chicago School, within the larger stream of twentieth-century family sociology.

Family and Civilization by Carle C. Zimmerman

Zimmerman shows why this happens, not only in the United Kingdom of the twentieth century but also in post-Revolutionary France and in many other historical settings. Family and Civilization strikes a new and welcome note in the long list of recent publications for college ” marriage and family ” courses.

He willingly follows any prophet and they are mostly false ones who comes along with a sure-cure nostrum for the diseases of the social system. It is very sad that after the appearance of many excellent works on comparative culture patterns, Dr.


The government of the United Kingdom has steadily enforced the march towards the atomistic family.

Family and Civilization

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.

Zimmerman still tells us today that many of the smaller primitive groups have the abnormal psychology of dying peoples. Refresh and try again. This book takes the reader from the genesis of the family and civilization to its apocalyptic destination. Kate Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Professor Zimmerman is evidently not aware of the profound differences which exist between say traditional Chinese family and the present European and American family.

Providing evidence for some of his most fascinating claims sixty years later is The War between the State and the Family, by British scholar Patricia Morgan. Of the total 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. Individuals in the trustee family do not typically own landed property. This suggests that the restoration of the family can not happen without restoration of Biblical Christianity and the restoration of Biblical Christianity will be identified, in part, by a return to Christian marriages having many children. More and more people abandon the effort, and the society stagnates demographically.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. When first published inFamily and Civilization was a significant book on the sociology of the family. Watson rated it really liked it Feb 12, Published January 25th by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The interest is clearly sociological rather than the giving of advice on matrimonial behavior, which distinguishes so many current works.

Instead of the Triumphant March of Liberation presented by the Life Style Left, the late Harvard sociologist sees an ebb and flow of changes in family structure. A Text for Moderns. Account Options Sign in.


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.

Lists with This Book. The groups are so small that natural events such as an extreme storm, the loss of a boat, a fire, or a tribal quarrel-may kill only a small number of people, yet its psychological zijmerman on the group may be greater than that of cifilization major catastrophe such as the Black Death or a world war-among civilized peoples. James Kurth is the Claude C. Family and Civilization by Carle C.

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This could have been written in instead of in What role does the family play in the total business of society? At first the freedom becomes an incentive to economic gain.

Variations in the family life of small social aggregates are not necessarily more extreme than those in the family life of larger ones.

Preview — Family and Civilization by Carle C. A Speculative Quarterly Review. Dave Wainwright rated it liked it Aug 22, The individual, having no guiding moral principles, changes the meaning of freedom from opportunity to license.

Be the first to ask a question about Family and Civilization. King Senior Editor Bryce J. Contact Contact Ane Help. The present reviewer can find little agreement with Dr. He understands only the pleasurable and receiving aspects of the family system and few or none of the sacrificial pleasurable in a different sense and giving aspects of the family. Zimmerman purports to present a comprehensive understanding of European history.

He received a B. Thomas Achord rated it it was amazing May 29, New Research Bryce J. We cannot intelligently comment on the last assumption because I do not think that Dr.