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Marriage: Denied And Delayed

Publication Date: 
July 19, 2011
Source: 
Forum With Michael Krasny
Author: 
Michael Krasny

Professor Rick Banks took part in a KQED forum on “Marriage: Denied & Delayed” where he discussed his upcoming book, “Is Marriage for White People: How the African-American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone.”

Fewer adults are getting married in the U.S. than ever before. For those who do get married, many are delaying the decision until they're older. As part of "Our Changing Community," our series on the 2010 census, we look at who is saying "I don't" to marriage -- and why.

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Guests:

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Rick Banks, professor of law at Stanford and author of "Is Marriage for White People: How the African-American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone"