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Family and Marriage: non-marriage, early and late marriage, and divorce
Family Formation as a Personal Choice?
To marry or not to marry? When should someone be married? Who should someone marry to? To divorce or not to divorce? These issues should be considered primarily as personal choices and should not have anything to do with social problems. In what way could they be turned into social issues? Week 9 examines how these personal choices are shaped by external macro level factors, and how the “choices” made could be “harmful” to some parts of society. This week explores family formation and its dissolution through the framework of two social institutions – government and religion.
Journals on Family & Marriage
Latest Articles from the Journal of Marriage and Family
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