Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
ix, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Population and development (Chicago, Ill.)
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Historical perspectives on marriage Comparing marriage, cohabitation, and being single Entering marital and cohabiting unions Influence of parental youth factors before birth of study child Influence of parental factors during childhood and adolescence of the children The courtship process and union formation Religious affiliation and commitment The influence of attitudes, values, and beliefs Educational influences Work, earnings potential, and career aspiration Conclusions.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -428) and index.