xxix, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction /Elizabeth Peters, Claire M. Kamp Dush Perspectives on marriage.Historical and cross-cultural perspectives on marriage /Arland Thornton Marriage and family : the evolutionary ecological context /Bobbi S. Low Gender lens on marriage /Paula England Institutional, companionate, and individualistic marriage : a social psychological perspective on marital change /Paul R. Amato Contemporary families.Single parenthood and child well-being : trends, theories, and evidence /Rachel Dunifon Cohabitation and parenthood : lessons from focus groups and in-depth interviews /Wendy D. Manning, Pamela J. Smock, Cava Bergstrom-Lynch Examination of child well-being in stable single-parent and married families /Claire M. Kamp Dush Reconsidering the association between stepfather families and adolescent well-being /Megan M. Sweeney, Hongbo Wang, Tami M. Videon Parenting by gay men and lesbians : beyond the current research /Gary J. Gates, Adam P. Romero Strengthening marriage.Supporting healthy marriage : designing a marriage education demonstration and evaluation for low-income married couples /Virginia Knox, David Fein Differentiating among types of domestic violence : implications for healthy marriages /Michael P. Johnson Future of marriage.Growing importance of marriage in America /Steven L. Nock Future of marriage and the state : a proposal /Tamara Metz Why won't African Americans get (and stay) married? Why should they? /Shirley A. Hill Race, immigration, and the future of marriage /Daniel T. Lichter, Warren A. Brown.