Debating Points: Marriage and Family Issues
Place of Publication
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Marriage -- United States, Family -- United States
Marriage -- United States, Family -- United States, United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.
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.
Tischler, Henry L., "Debating Points: Marriage and Family Issues" (2000). FSU Bookshelf. 60.