American families, family strengths, family life in the 1980s
This short article on family living appeared in Broome County Living magazine, published by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, New York, and is part of a collection of such articles available on the Open Repository at Binghamton University. Written at a time when changes in and troubles within American families were much-discussed in the popular press, this article provides perspective on family strengths and characteristics of strong families, along with recommended coping strategies. A sidebar titled “Who is the American Family?” provides statistical information to augment the ideas in the article.
Atkinson, V. S. (1986, December). What’s right with families? Broome County Living, 12(11), 12-13.