Financial Equality in Marriage
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 273 , Segment 2
Episode: South China Sea, Financial Equality in Marriage, Wage Gap
- Apr 13, 2016 9:00 pm
- 19:33 mins
Guest: Stephanie Coontz, Author of “The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap” and Professor of History and Family Studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington “Marrying up” the social and financial ladder has been a deeply-held tenet of courtship in America. Today, though, women are increasingly looking to marry an “equal,” and the shift is affecting both the quality of marriages and the socioeconomic landscape of the country.