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Cohabitation without marriage an essay in law and social policy by Michael D. A. Freeman

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hants., England .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Unmarried couples -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Unmarried couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichael D.A. Freeman and Christina M. Lyon.
ContributionsLyon, Christina M.
LC ClassificationsK699 .F73 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3200985M
ISBN 100566004550
LC Control Number83105118

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  Sheri Stritof has written about marriage and relationships for 20+ years. She's the co-author of The Everything Great Marriage Book. The U.S. Census Bureau has reported that from to , the percentage of unmarried senior couples 65 and older rose significantly. Forbes reports "In , million Americans aged 50 and above lived in Author: Sheri Stritof. The authors examined three comparisons: People who went directly from being single to getting married without first cohabiting, vs. those who cohabited and then married. (So these tests compare. Marriage and Cohabitation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In an era when half of marriages end in divorce, cohabitation ha /5(2). Cohabitation Without Marriage: An Essay in Law and Social Policy by Michael D. A. Freeman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at