Every social movement needs its bible, Steven Nock and his colleagues have written such a book. Almost no stone is left unturned in providing the comprehensive treatment that covenant marriage needed. - Nicholas H. Wolfinger, University of Utah
About the Author
Steven Nock is Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia. He is the author of "The Sociology of the Family; The Sociology of Public Issues, "(with Paul Kingston); and "Measuring Soda/Judgements "(with Peter Rossi). Dr. Nock's current research is focused on the changing role of the family in the development, maintenance, and structure of interpersonal obligations.
James D. Wright is provost distinguished research professor in the department of sociology at the University of Central Florida. He also serves as director of the University of Central Florida Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences, and as editor-in-chief of the journal Social Science Research. He has published more than a dozen books, including Armed and Considered Dangerous and Under the Gun as well as many journal articles. His current research interests include violence, urban poverty and inequality, health and the homeless population, and the "divorce reform" movement.