Women's Rights and Wedding Bells

@article{Adams2007WomensRA,
  title={Women's Rights and Wedding Bells},
  author={Michele A. Adams},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={501 - 528}
}
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