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Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage

Revised and Enlarged Edition

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674550827

Publication Date: 09/28/1992


244 pages

6 x 9 inches

17 figures

Social Trends in the United States


  • Introduction
  • 1. The Trends
    • Entering Marriage
    • Childbearing
    • Marital Dissolution
    • Remarriage after Divorce
    • An Overview
  • 2. The Explanations
    • The 1950s
    • The 1960s and 1970s
    • The 1980s
    • The General and the Particular
  • 3. The Consequences
    • Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage, and the Life Course
    • Household, Family, and Marriage: Persistence and Change
    • Family Life after Divorce and Remarriage
  • 4. Black-White Differences
    • The Divergent Trends
    • Accounting for the Differences
    • The Consequences of the Trends
  • Appendix 1. Constructing Figure 1-1
  • Appendix 2. Constructing Figure 1-5
  • Appendix 3. Estimating the Total Dissolution Rate for Marriages in 1978
  • Appendix 4. Constructing Figure 3-1
  • Notes
  • Index

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