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The State of Our Unions: The Social Health of Marriage in America 2003 by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead and David Popenoe.
This article is reprinted from the National Marriage Project at Rutgers, the State University of NJ.  The Marriage Project is co-directed by Popenoe and Whitehead.  "The Project's mission is to provide research and analysis on the state of marriage in America and to educate the public on the social, economic, and cultural conditions affecting marital success and well-being."  Mar/Apr 2004 Theology Matters,  p.1

The State of Our Unions by David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead
 Popenoe and Whitehead are co-directors of the National Marriage Project at Rutgers University.   In this 1999 report, they discuss what is happening to Marriage; the marriage relationship; marriage as a right of passage; marriage in the life course; marriage as a social institution; women and marriage; some good news about marriage.   Mar/Apr 2002 Theology Matters   p. 9    Additional information on The Marriage Project at Rutgers University can be found at