Subject: Social Science

Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition By
280 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-55-7
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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Daniel A. Cronin’s survey of moral theology on the topic of ordinary and extraordinary means remains the standard reference work on this critically important distinction for end-of-life decision-making.

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Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications By
900 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-63-2
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Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications

Personalist Bioethics calls us to reflect on the intimate meaning of human existence and the social environment, going beyond any specific religious perspective and invoking human reason.

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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans By Amy Ziettlow
40 pages | ISBN 978-1931764-50-6 978-1931764-51-3
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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans

In 2012, over 50 percent of those patronizing a casino were over 50 years of age. Have casinos become today’s senior center? Come with Amy Ziettlow in Seniors in Casino Land, as she travels through America’s casinos, eating at the buffets, playing the slots, and talking to as many seniors […]

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The Marriage Index: A Proposal to Establish Leading Marriage Indicators By Institute for American Values and National Center for African American Marriages and Parenting
36 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-16-2
Paper Paper Retail Price: $5.00



The Marriage Index: A Proposal to Establish Leading Marriage Indicators

In The Marriage Index, a bipartisan group of scholars and leaders has carefully developed a set of Leading Marriage Indicators—fundamental, well-chosen measurements that accurately reveal the direction and overall health of marriage as a social institution.

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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage By Elizabeth Marquardt and W. Bradford Wilcox
116 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-17-9
Paper Paper Retail Price: $10.00



The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage

State of Our Unions 2009 seeks to answer the following questions: How is the Great Recession affecting the institution of marriage, as measured by changes in marriage and divorce rates in the United States? How do family finances—especially credit card debt and family assets—shape the quality and stability of contemporary married life in America?

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The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three By Elizabeth Marquardt and W. Bradford Wilcox
120 pages | ISBN 9781931764254


The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three

The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three takes a look at men and women—with and without children—to determine how parenthood is linked to the emotional welfare of adults of childbearing age.

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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda By Elizabeth Marquardt and W. Bradford Wilcox
120 pages | ISBN 9781931764384
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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda

Leading scholars of marriage and family here come together to offer a fresh set of policy recommendations to whomever the nation elects this fall—or indeed, in the future.

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The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States By Benjamin Scafidi
44 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-14-8
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The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States

This study provides the first rigorous estimate of the costs to U.S. taxpayer high rates of divorce and unmarried childbearing both at the national and state levels.

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Three Views of Oman: Society and Religion 1945–2006 By Charles Butt, Edward Grazda, Raina Sacks Blankenhorn and Wilfred P. Thesiger
ISBN 978-1-931764-29-2
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Three Views of Oman: Society and Religion 1945–2006

Collected here for the first time is a history of images of Oman, one of the most developed and stable countries in the Arab world, and among the earliest adherents to Islam.

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Thrift or Debt: Which Direction Is Right for Texas? By Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Charles E. Stokes and Stephen Reeves
70 pages | ISBN 9781931764230
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Thrift or Debt: Which Direction Is Right for Texas?

In this appeal to the Texas Legislature, the Texas Thrift Coalition (a nonpartisan, volunteer group of leaders and organizations) promotes thrift and encourages saving as a path to family prosperity and financial security for Texans.

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