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Debating Points: Marriage and Family Issues

Book Title

Debating Points: Marriage and Family Issues

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Publication Date

7-29-2000

Edition

1

Publisher

Pearson

Place of Publication

Upper Saddle River, NJ

Keywords

Marriage -- United States, Family -- United States

Subject

Marriage -- United States, Family -- United States, United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.

Department

Sociology

Disciplines

Sociology

Description

This brief, inexpensive paperback provides a series of quality readings on 8 major issues--arranged in pro/con format-- regarding sociological aspects of marriage and the family. It helps readers explore the many aspects of each issue and challenges them to think critically through all sides of an issue. An opening narrative of each controversy and closing summary keep readers focused on key points throughout each debate. Lists readings and internet sites for further research. Is Single Parenthood Threatening the Family? Should Gay Marriages Be Permitted? Is Marriage Good For You? Is Today's High Divorce Rate a Problem for Society? Are Working Parents Neglecting their children? Is Domestic Violence Common? Should Surrogate Mothering Be Discouraged? Are Stepfamilies Destined For Trouble? Anyone interested in contemporary sociological issues concerning marriage and the family.

ISBN

FBC190

Document Type

Article

Debating Points: Marriage and Family Issues

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