Marriage Tag

Knot Yet
Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage In America

What does the rising marriage age mean for twentysomething women, men, and families? One of the most important social developments of our time is the recent rise in age at first marriage, which now stands at 27 for women and 29 for men–a historic high. Delayed...

Knot Yet
Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage In America

What does the rising marriage age mean for twentysomething women, men, and families? One of the most important social developments of our time is the recent rise in age at first marriage, which now stands at 27 for women and 29 for men–a historic high. Delayed...

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Marriage: America’s Greatest Weapon Against Child Poverty

Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in the home. Marriage remains America’s strongest anti-poverty weapon, yet it continues to decline. As husbands disappear from the home, poverty and welfare dependence will increase,...

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Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles

​This volume presents conclusions from the Why Marriage is in the Public Interest 2004 Experts Meeting in Princeton, which STI co-sponsored with the Witherspoon Institute. The document was signed by 70 distinguished university professors from academic disciplines as varied as: philosophy, law, political science, ethics, public policy, anthropology, government,...