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Alone Together

How Marriage in America Is Changing

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$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674032170

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

Academic Trade

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

46 line illustrations, 13 tables


  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Continuing Transformation of Marriage in America
  • 2. Stability and Change in Marital Quality
  • 3. Rising Individualism and Demographic Change
  • 4. Who Benefited from the Rise of Dual-Earner Marriage—and Who Did Not?
  • 5. Changing Gender Relations in Marriage
  • 6. Social Integration, Religion, and Attitudes toward Lifelong Marriage
  • 7. How Our Most Important Relationships Are Changing
  • 8. Implications for Theory, Future Research, and Social Policy
  • Appendix 1: Study Methodology
  • Appendix 2: Tables
  • References
  • Index

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