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Cherlin, Andrew J., 1948-
The marriage-go-round : the state of marriage and the family in America today / Andrew J. Cherlin
Alternate Title State of marriage and the family in America today
1st Vintage Books ed
New York : Vintage Books, 2010, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ535 .C416 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- United States -- History
Marriage -- United States -- History
Divorce -- United States -- History
Physical Description 271 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Note Previously published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-253) and index
Contents How American family life is different -- The historical 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

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