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Being single on Noah's ark

Author: Leonard Cargan
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007.
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"Being Single on Noah's Ark is a summary of trends over the past fifty years and further explores studies made in 1980 and 2005 in order to determine whether the stereotypes held about singles were myths or realities."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cargan, Leonard.
Being single on Noah's ark.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007
(OCoLC)654414502
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Cargan
ISBN: 9780742559585 0742559580 9780742559592 0742559599
OCLC Number: 85766185
Description: xi, 230 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The traditional family --
The growing singles population --
Singles in the world of the married --
A changing awareness --
Behind the titles --
Family background --
Sex in the world of singles --
The use of leisure time --
Do singles have more fun? --
Loneliness : the great bugaboo --
Health dangers --
The stereotypes reexamined --
The future --
Appendix : The questionnaire.
Responsibility: Leonard Cargan.
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Cargan provides a brief history of marriage and family life and the changes occuring in them between 1950 and 2005. This book further evaluates the stereotypes that are applied to singles, noting  Read more...

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An important addition to the literature on the family, this well-organized and easy-to-read work is a valuable addition to any well-rounded discussion on family issues. Highly recommended. CHOICE, Read more...

 
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