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Marriage and Child Wellbeing
Volume 15 Number 2 Fall 2005

Contents


Introducing the Issue

Sara McLanahan, Elisabeth Donahue and Ron Haskins

Marriage as a Public Issue

Steven L. Nock

American Marriage in the Early Twenty-First Century

Andrew J. Cherlin

For Love and Money? The Impact of Family Structure on Family Income

Adam Thomas and Isabel Sawhill

The Impact of Family Formation Change on the Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Well-Being of the Next Generation

Paul R. Amato

Gay Marriage, Same-Sex Parenting,and America's Children

William Meezan and Jonathan Rauch

Why Don't They Just Get Married? Barriers to Marriage among the Disadvantaged

Kathryn Edin and Joanna M. Reed

Healthy Marriage Programs: Learning What Works

M. Robin Dion

The Hefty Penalty on Marriage Facing Many Households with Children

Adam Carasso and C. Eugene Steuerle