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Author Cherlin, Andrew J., 1948-

Title The marriage-go-round : the state of marriage and the family in America today / by Andrew J. Cherlin.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.85 CHE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 271 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How American family life is different -- The origins of the American pattern, 1650-1900 -- The rise of the companionate marriage, 1900-1960 -- The individualized marriage and the expressive divorce, 1960-2000 -- The American way of marriage -- The M-factor -- Blue-collar blues : White-Collar Weddings -- Slow down.
Subject Families -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780307266897 : $25.95

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