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Andrew J. Cherlin
Andrew J. Cherlin

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Andrew J. Cherlin is the Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University and is the author of Public and Private Families. His articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, and on the op-ed pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. He has been a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the Distinguished Career Award from the Family Section of the American Sociological Association. He lives in Baltimore.

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The Marriage-Go-Round
The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today
Written by Andrew J. Cherlin


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $16.95

The Marriage-Go-Round illuminates the shifting nature of America's most cherished social institution and explains its striking differences from marriage in other Western countries.

Andrew J. Cherlin's three decades of study have shown him that marriage in America is a social and political battlefield in a way that it isn’t in other... Read more >
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The Marriage-Go-Round
The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today
Written by Andrew J. Cherlin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $14.99

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