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Marriage and the family in American culture

Truxal, Andrew Gehr

Marriage and the family in American culture

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Marriage,
    • Family,
    • United States -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] Andrew G. Truxal [and] Francis E. Merrill.
      SeriesPrentice-Hall sociology series
      ContributionsMerrill, Francis Ellsworth, 1904- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ536 .T68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination587 p.
      Number of Pages587
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6136461M
      LC Control Number53010245
      OCLC/WorldCa3813601


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New York, Prentice-Hall, (OCoLC) Online version: Truxal, Andrew G. (Andrew Gehr), Marriage and the family in American culture. New York, Prentice-Hall, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew G Truxal; Francis E Merrill.

Marriage and the family in American culture by Truxal, Andrew G. (Andrew Gehr), ; Merrill, Francis Ellsworth, joint author. Publication date Topics Marriage, Families, Huwelijk, Gezin Publisher New York, Prentice-Hall Internet Archive Books.

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(Wikimedia Commons/Jason Hutchens)In America inthe culture of marriage and marital families is struggling. Such disintegration in the social status and respect accorded to marriage is a harbinger of future difficulties for America – and for American children in particular.

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