Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Thirty Conclusions from the Social Sciences

Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Thirty Conclusions from the Social Sciences

Family Scholars

Institute for American Values, 2011 - 48 pages

Subjects: Institute Hall of Fame, Marriage

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For most of the latter-half of the twentieth century, divorce posed the greatest threat to child well-being and the institution of marriage. Today, that is not the case. New research – made available for the first time in this third edition of Why Marriage Matters – suggests that the rise of cohabiting households with children is the largest unrecognized threat to the quality and stability of children's lives in today's families.

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