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Published: 29 May 2014

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199916580

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Marriage Markets

How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

  • Presents a provocative yet persuasive argument drawn from original research that ties together sociology, economics, politics, law and policy
  • Exposes the inadequacy of common explanations for a shift in the American family
  • Explains the way that the law increases fathers' rights for well off men while making it more difficult for poorer men to have contact with their children
  • Authors are well-known and well-regarded experts on the subject

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