Inside the American Couple: New Thinking, New Challenges
Magdol, Lynn, Journal of Marriage and Family
Inside the American Couple: New Thinking, New Challenges. Marilyn Yalom & Laura L. Carstensen (Eds.); Estelle Freedman & Barbara Gelpi (Consulting Eds.). Berkeley: University of California Press. 2002. 266 pp. ISBN 0-520-22957-6. $19.95 (paper). ISBN 0-5854-1975-2. $50.00 (cloth).
This anthology is an interesting and highly readable celebration of the contemporary couple. The essays emanate from the assumption of the necessity of the dyad, with the search for an intimate other seen as the drive to fulfill a basic human need. They comprise a potpourri of topics brought together by the common theme of the pairing phenomenon and attesting to the staying power of couples. The …
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Publication information: Article title: Inside the American Couple: New Thinking, New Challenges. Contributors: Magdol, Lynn - Author. Journal title: Journal of Marriage and Family. Volume: 65. Issue: 2 Publication date: May 2003. Page number: 499. © 2002 Journal of Marriage and Family. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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