Joseph Featherstone


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Joseph Featherston or Featherstone (July 22, 1843 – July 17, 1913) was a notable Canadian Liberal Party politician, livestock advocate and farmer.

His career consisted of being a farmer and thoroughbred dealer in Toronto Township. He was President of the Dominion Live Stock Association in 1887 and 1st Vice President of the Dominion Live Stock Insurance Company from 1887 – 1888. He also ... more »

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  • Nostalgia is one of the great enemies of clear thinking about the family. The disruption of families in the nineteenth century through death, separation, and other convulsions of an industrializing ec...
    Joseph Featherstone (20th century), U.S. social critic. "Family Matters," Harvard Educational Review, vol. 49 (February 1979).
  • The ideal of the self-sufficient American family is a myth, dangerous because most families, especially affluent families, do in fact make use of a range of services to survive. Families needing one o...
    Joseph Featherstone (20th century). "Family Matters," Harvard Educational Review vol. 49 (February 1979).
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