Community marriage initiatives

William J. Doherty, Jared R. Anderson

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This article reviews the development of community marriage initiatives and their relationship with family professionals, with particular emphasis on sociohistorical context. We describe five leading community marriage initiatives, discuss the state of the evaluation research, and propose new directions for this promising area of work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-432
Number of pages8
JournalFamily relations
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2004


  • Community
  • Evaluation
  • Marriage
  • Marriage education


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