--Norval Glenn, The University of Texas at Austin
This is the best and most comprehensive examination available of how the institution of marriage in America has changed over the past few decades.
--David Popenoe (International Journal of Sociology of the Family)
One of the most comprehensive studies of marriage.
--Sue Shellenbarger (Wall Street Journal 2008-07-02)
The authors find increasing separateness in aspects of marital life, along with maintained or even increased stability and commitment to the relationship. The details hold as much interest as the big picture...[A] landmark, authoritative, complex but readable study...This book offers a wealth of useful information to professional helpers, clergy, judges, policy makers, and general readers. A cornucopia of data and ideas, it is a boon to everyone who wants to know what is going on at home in America.
--E. James Lieberman (PsycCritiques 2007-12-26)
[Alone Together] makes an important and timely contribution to the current debate about the meaning of marriage in American society...For teachers and researchers in marriage and family studies, this book is an extremely valuable resource.
--Susan D. Stewart (American Journal of Sociology 2008-09-01)
About the Author
Alan Booth is Professor of Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University.
David R. Johnson is Professor of Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University.
Stacy J. Rogers is Professor of Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University.