When Race Makes No Difference : Marriage and the Military "

@inproceedings{Lundquist2011WhenRM,
  title={When Race Makes No Difference : Marriage and the Military "},
  author={Jennifer Hickes Lundquist},
  year={2011}
}
While "retreatfrom arriage" rates have been on the risefor all Americans, there has been an increasing divergence in family patterns between blacks and whites, with the former experiencing markedly higher divorce, nonmarital childbearing and nevermarrying rates. Explanations generallyfocus on theories rangingfrom economic lass stratification to normative differences. I examine racial marriage trends when removed from society and placed in a structural context that minimizes racial and economic… CONTINUE READING

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