The abolition of marriage : how we destroy lasting love / by Maggie Gallagher

Author(s): Gallagher, Maggie, 1960-
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Subjects: Marriage--United States
Married people--United States
Domestic relations--United States
Divorce--United States
Divorced people--United States
Sexual ethics--United States
United States--Social conditions--1980-
United States--Social policy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Regnery, c1996
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Ch. 1. The Abolition of Marriage 3
Ch. 2. The Good Divorce 13
Ch. 3. The Victims of Choice 31
Ch. 4. In Denial 39
Ch. 5. Father Hunger 53
Ch. 6. The Lumpy Family 69
Ch. 7. Murphy's Sisters 83
Ch. 8. The Bad Marriage 99
Ch. 9. After Marriage 115
Ch. 10. Deconstructing Marriage 131
Ch. 11. Unilateral Divorce 143
Ch. 12. The Culture of Courtship 153
Ch. 13. The Great Taboo 173
Ch. 14. The Body of Love 185
Ch. 15. The Divorce Advocates 201
Ch. 16. The Rise of Romantic Divorce 215
Ch. 17. Consuming a Spouse 225
Ch. 18. How Not to Succeed in Reviving Marriage 237
Ch. 19. Re-creating Marriage 247
Ch. 20. The Meaning of Marriage 259
Notes 267
Index 291
Notes: LCCN: 95042998
ISBN: 0895264641 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-290) and index
Physical Description: ix, 300 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 33281842
ISBN/ISSN: 0895264641

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