The Retreat from marriage: causes and consequences

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University Press of America, Nov 9, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 170 pages
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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.

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The Social and Cultural Meaning of Contemporary
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The Ultimate Costs of the Retreat From Marriage
55
Love in the Ruins? The Future of Marriage
75
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About the author (1990)

Bryce Christensen is assistant professor of composition in the English Department of Southern Utah University. He is the author of Utopia Against the Family and many articles on cultural and literary issues in various scholarly journals.

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