TITLE

Marriage: Past, Present, Future?

AUTHOR(S)
Edlund, Lena
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
CESifo Economic Studies;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p621
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
If they existed, markets for sex and markets for children would share a common feature: women sell and men demand. No society allows the trade in children, instead we have marriage. This article discusses biological and legal aspects of reproduction, and their implications for gender roles and family forms.
ACCESSION #
23852136

 

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