Broadway Publications

Broadway Publications is the imprint of the Institute for American Values. Founded in 1987, the Institute for American Values is nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to study and strengthen key American values. The Institute brings together leading scholars from across the human sciences and across the political spectrum for interdisciplinary deliberation, collaborative research, and to issue joint public statements. For more information visit www.americanvalues.org.

Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans? By I
28 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-33-9
Paper Paper Retail Price: $6.50



Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans?

The two resources contained in this document, the Thrift Quiz and Thrift Index, provide valuable information about the current vitality of thrift culture in America.

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The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three By E and W
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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Why Thrift Matters: Twenty Propositions By I
36 pages | ISBN 9781931764315
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Why Thrift Matters: Twenty Propositions

Why Thrift Matters outlines twenty well-researched propositions for why thrift matters for families, neighborhoods, the economy, and the planet.

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Three Views of Oman: Society and Religion 1945–2006 By C, E, R and W
ISBN 978-1-931764-29-2
Paper Paper Retail Price: $40.00



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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Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Twenty-Six Conclusions from the Social Sciences By W
44 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-2-47 978-1-931764-28-5
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Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Twenty-Six Conclusions from the Social Sciences

Why Marriage Matters reviews the relevant research on family topics and comes to three fundamental conclusions: marriage is an important social good, marriage is an important public good, and the benefits of marriage extend to poor and minority communities.

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Thrift or Debt: Which Direction Is Right for Texas? By B, C and S
70 pages | ISBN 9781931764230
Paper Paper Retail Price: $7.00



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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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage By E and W
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 Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States By B
44 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-14-8
Paper Paper Retail Price: $5.00



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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Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities By C
84 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-04-9
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Hardwired to Connect: The New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities

This pioneering report draws upon a large body of recent research showing that children are biologically primed (“hardwired”) for enduring connections to others and for moral and spiritual meaning.

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The Marriage Index: A Proposal to Establish Leading Marriage Indicators By I and N
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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