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Chapter Six Conclusion: Friendship and Community

1. Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Wage-Earning Women (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979), 62-63; Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Commitment and Community (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972). [BACK]

2. Talcott Parsons, "The American Family: Its Relation to Personality and Social Structure" in Talcott Parsons and Robert E Bales, Family, Socialization, and Interaction Process (Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press, 1955), 17-20; Peter L. Berger and Hansfried Kellner, "Marriage and the Construetion of Reality," in The Family, ed. Rose Lanb Coser, ed ed. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1974), 161. [BACK]

3. Parsons, "American Family." [BACK]

4. Christopher Lasch, The Culture of Narcissism (New York: W W Norton, Warner Books, 1977), ch. 8; Jean Bethke Elshtain, "Feminists Against the Family," The Nation, 17 November 1979, 497-500. [BACK]

5. Claude S. Fischer et al., Networks and Places (New York: Free Press, 1977), 12. [BACK]

6. Ibid., 202. [BACK]

7. Thomas Bender, Community and Social Change in America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978). [BACK]

8. Robert A. Nisbet, The Quest for Community (New York: Oxford University Press, 1953), 50-52, 70. [BACK]

9. Ibid., 48-52. [BACK]

10. Robert A. Nisbet, The Sociological Tradition (New York: Basic Books, 1968), 47-48. [BACK]

11. Christopher Lasch, Haven in a Heartless World (New York: Basic Books, 1977), chs. 1, 8. [BACK]

12. Philip Slater, "Social Limitations on Libidinal Withdrawal," American Sociological Review 28 (1963): 339-64. [BACK]

13. Susan Krieger, "Lesbian Identity and Community: Recent Social Science Literature," Signs 8 (1982): 91-108. [BACK]

14. See chap. 3, note 24. [BACK]

15. Claude S. Fischer, To Dwell Among Friends (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), 135; see also Richard Sennett, The Fall of Public Man (New York: Random House, Vintage Books, 1974). [BACK]

16. See Lillian Rubin, Intimate Strangers (New York: Harper and Row, 1983). [BACK]

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