“Marriage and Family: Styles and Forms”

Title“Marriage and Family: Styles and Forms”
Year for Search1984
AuthorsKirkendall, Lester A., and Gravatt, Arthur E.
Secondary AuthorsKirkendall, Lester A., and Gravatt, Arthur E.
Secondary TitleMarriage and the Family in the Year 2020
Pagination49-73
Date Published1984
PublisherPrometheus Books
Place PublishedBuffalo, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

One section, “Bonding Styles in 2020” (53-56) discusses the effects of changed attitudes to the institutional character of marriage. People will live together before or as an alternative to marriage. Technologically sophisticated people. The rest of the essays discusses the history and future of the family and the forces that affect it. Treats parenting as a phase in family life and says that late in life people will cohabit with one or more partners. Few will be buried with most being cremated after usable body parts are removed.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, TxU

Author Note

At the time of publication Gravatt was Professor of Human Development and Coordinator of the Family Study and Research Center and Kirkendall was Professor Emeritus of Family Life at Oregon State University.

Full Text

1984 Kirkendall, Lester A. and Arthur E. Gravatt. “Marriage and Family: Styles and Forms.” Marriage and the Family in the Year 2020. Ed. Lester A. Kirkendall and Arthur E. Gravatt (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1984), 49-73. MoU-St, PSt, TxU

One section, “Bonding Styles in 2020” (53-56) discusses the effects of changed attitudes to the institutional character of marriage. People will live together before or as an alternative to marriage. Technologically sophisticated people. The rest of the essays discusses the history and future of the family and the forces that affect it. Treats parenting as a phase in family life and says that late in life people will cohabit with one or more partners. Few will be buried with most being cremated after usable body parts are removed. At the time of publication Gravatt was Professor of Human Development and Coordinator of the Family Study and Research Center and Kirkendall was Professor Emeritus of Family Life at Oregon State University.