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Linda Waite

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Linda J. Waite is a professor of sociology at the University of Chicago and the author of New Families, No Families. She lives in Glencoe, Illinois.

Maggie Gallagher is Director of the Marriage Program at the Institute of American Values, a nationally syndicated columnist, and the author of Enemies of Eros. She lives in New York City.

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The Case for Marriage
Why Married People are Happier, Healthier and Better Off Financially
Written by Linda Waite and Maggie Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00

In the first full-scale comparison of married and single life, Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher convincingly argue that marriage increases mental and physical health. They draw on their own research and the research of leading scholars to present compelling evidence that those who are married suffer fewer psychological and emotional... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Case for Marriage
Why Married People are Happier, Healthier and Better Off Financially
Written by Linda Waite and Maggie Gallagher


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $13.99

In the first full-scale comparison of married and single life, Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher convincingly argue that marriage increases mental and physical health. They draw on their own research and the research of leading scholars to present compelling evidence that those who are married suffer fewer psychological and emotional... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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