Does 'Sex and the City' predict the future of marriage?

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Some popular culture now suggests that women's attempts to find a suitable marriage partner are being frustrated. This economist argues that it may well be because women are becoming better educated and men aren't keeping pace. Will well-educated women start "marrying down"?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-88
Number of pages16
JournalChallenge
Volume46
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Does 'Sex and the City' predict the future of marriage? / Duncan, Roderick.

In: Challenge, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2003, p. 73-88.

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