Abstract

Kathryn Edin and Joanna Reed review recent research on social and economic barriers to marriage among the poor and discuss the efficacy of efforts by federal and state policymakers to promote marriage among poor unmarried couples, especially those with children, in light of these findings.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1550-1558
Print ISSN
1054-8289
Pages
pp. 117-137
Launched on MUSE
2005-10-20
Open Access
No
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