Modern Marriage

Modern Marriage

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 187 , Segment 5

Episode: Human Trafficking, Thanksgiving Weight Gain, Marriage

  • Dec 1, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 12:09 mins

Guest: Shelly Lundberg, PhD, Associate Director of the Broom Demography Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara  What’s the point of marriage? To have a companion? To have kids? To have a better financial situation? Answering these questions is key to understanding the big shift in American attitudes toward marriage over the last 50 years. People get married much later in life, for one thing. And those with a college-education are much more likely to get married.

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