The Retreat from Marriage: Causes and Consequences

The Retreat from Marriage: Causes and Consequences

by Bryce J. Christensen
     
 

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This study examines the social and cultural forces making marriage increasingly rare and fragile in the contemporary world. Four essays, together with an edited summary of debate among leading researchers, help define the historical significance of current trends in family life in America. Drawing from sociological statistics, historical research, literary

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This study examines the social and cultural forces making marriage increasingly rare and fragile in the contemporary world. Four essays, together with an edited summary of debate among leading researchers, help define the historical significance of current trends in family life in America. Drawing from sociological statistics, historical research, literary criticism, and philosophic reflection, this book offers a wide-ranging exploration of marital trends. Co-published with the Rockford Institute's Center on the Family in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819178978
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
11/09/1990
Series:
The Family in America Research Series
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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