Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States

Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States[Epub] ➚ Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States By Kristin Celello – Oaklandjobs.co.uk By the end of World War I the skyrocketing divorce rate in the United States had generated a deep seated anxiety about marriage This fear drove middle class couples to seek advice both professional an By the end of World War Work: A Epub Ü I the skyrocketing divorce rate in the United States had generated a deep seated anxiety about marriage This fear drove middle class couples to seek advice both professional and popular in order to strengthen their relationships In Making Marriage Work historian Kristin Celello offers an insightful and wide ranging account of marriage and divorce in America in the twentieth century focusing on the development of the idea of marriage Making Marriage MOBI :¼ as work Throughout Celello illuminates the interaction of marriage and divorce over the century and reveals how the idea that marriage reuires work became part of Americans' collective consciousness. This book is definitely not for anyone who is not a big sociology dork like I am or unless they have to read it for a class or use it for research The book is based on the author's dissertation and basically follows the institution of marriage and the roles expected to be held by each partner in the marriage through the 20th century I enjoyed it but as I said it is not for the average reader Very well researched Clearly shows how the burden for sustaining marriages has continued to fall heavily on women

Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in
  • Hardcover
  • 230 pages
  • Making Marriage Work: A History of Marriage and Divorce in the Twentieth-Century United States
  • Kristin Celello
  • English
  • 20 March 2014
  • 9780807832523