Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2014

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199916580

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Marriage Markets

How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

June Carbone and Naomi Cahn

  • 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
  • Written by well-known experts on the subject

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