9780767906326

The Case for Marriage

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  • ISBN13:

    9780767906326

  • ISBN10:

    0767906322

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2001-10-09
  • Publisher: Broadway Books

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Summary

A groundbreaking look at the most basic & universal of all human institutions, this authoritative & provocative book reveals the benefits that marriage brings to individuals & to society as a whole.

Table of Contents

The Marriage Wars
1(12)
Five Myths of the Postmarriage Culture
The Marriage Bargain
13(23)
The Cohabitation Deal
36(11)
In Sickness and in Health
47(18)
The Medical Power of Marriage
Happily Ever After?
65(13)
Marriage, Happiness, and Mental Health
With My Body I Thee Worship
78(19)
The Sexual Advantages of Marriage
The Wages of Wedlock
97(13)
For Richer or for Poorer
110(14)
The Wealth and Poverty of Spouses
Being Fruitful
124(17)
Why Married Parents Are Better
When Should Parents Part?
141(9)
Is Marriage a Hitting License?
150(11)
Is Her Marriage Really Worse Than His?
161(13)
Why Is Marriage in Trouble?
174(12)
Renewing Marriage
186(19)
Appendix: Resources for a Marriage Movement 205(2)
Notes 207(26)
Bibliography 233(16)
Acknowledgments 249(4)
Index 253

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