Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): Dignity and Value of the Family

The Fissioning of the Modern Family in Utopia- The Real- World Consequences of Political Illusions

Bryce Christensen
Southern Utah University (USA)
Published 12.12.2018
  • childcare,
  • divorce,
  • dystopia,
  • family,
  • marriage,
  • utopia
  • ...More
How to Cite
Christensen, B. (2018). The Fissioning of the Modern Family in Utopia- The Real- World Consequences of Political Illusions. The Legal Culture, 1(1), 98-112. https://doi.org/10.37873/legal.2018.1.1.13


Since the mid-20th century, the United States-, like many Europeancountries, -has witnessed dramatic changes in family life, resulting inremarkably low rates for marriage and fertility, remarkably high rates fordivorce, cohabitation, and out-of-wedlock births. To understand these changes the article presents, on the example of literature, ideologies, philosophical trends, and intellectual opinions, which in a particularly destructive way influenced the contemporary condition of the family.


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