William J. Goode Book Award for Reading History Sideways by Arland Thornton

American Sociology Association Logo At the 2007 meetings of the American Sociological Association, Reading History Sideways: The Fallacy and Enduring Impact of the Developmental Paradigm on Family Life received the William J. Goode Book Award. The Goode Award was given by the American Sociological Association Section on the Sociology of the Family for the most outstanding contribution to family scholarship in the past two years.

For the award citation see page 2 of the Fall '07 edition of Family Forum, newsletter of the Family Section of the American Sociological Association.

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Serap Kavas. 'Wardrobe Modernity': Western Attire as a Tool of Modernization in Turkey. Middle Eastern Studies.

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Qing Lai, Arland Thornton. The making of family values: Developmental idealism in Gansu, China Social Science Research.

Reading History Sideways

The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

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Thornton, Pierotti, Young-DeMarco, Watkins. Developmental Idealism and Cultural Models of the Family in Malawi. Population Research and Policy Review.

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Developmental Idealism
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan