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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Reading History Sideways book cover

Recent Pub

Allendorf. Schemas of Marital Change: From Arranged Marriages to Eloping for Love. Journal of Marriage and Family.

Recent Pub

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

Reading History Sideways

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

Recent Pub

Binstock, Thornton, Abbasi-Shavazi, Ghimire, Xie, Yount. Influences on the knowledge and beliefs of ordinary people about developmental hierarchies. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

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Developmental Idealism
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan