Out-of-Wedlock Births: The United States in Comparative Perspective

Out-of-Wedlock Births: The United States in Comparative Perspective

by Mark Abrahamson
     
 

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Abrahamson focuses on the dramatic increase in out-of-wedlock births that occurred in the United States during the last half of the 20th century. He provides the most current demographic data, and summarizes the findings in a non-technical manner made more meaningful by references to the lives of actual people. He also provides extensive case studies from other

Overview

Abrahamson focuses on the dramatic increase in out-of-wedlock births that occurred in the United States during the last half of the 20th century. He provides the most current demographic data, and summarizes the findings in a non-technical manner made more meaningful by references to the lives of actual people. He also provides extensive case studies from other societies and other eras.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275956653
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/17/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

MARK ABRAHAMSON is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. For more than 20 years, he has combined scholarly and administrative activities at the university—having served as Department Head, Dean, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affaris. He is the author of a dozen books and more than 30 articles, and is also a former Program Director at the National Science Foundation.

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