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Marriage and Family Perspectives and Complexities

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ISBN-10: 0231144083

ISBN-13: 9780231144087

Edition: 2009

Authors: H. Elizabeth Peters, Claire Kamp Dush

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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/16/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 414
Size: 0.66" wide x 0.90" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

H. Elizabeth Peters is professor of policy analysis and management and director of the population program at Cornell University.Claire M. Kamp Dush is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science and is a faculty affiliate of the Initiative in Population Research at The Ohio State University.

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