The Value of Friendship: Social Validation and Support for the Individual

Takasaki, Kara Leiko

The decline in traditional marriage and the increasing prevalence of singlehood, cohabitation, divorce, and remarriage has irrevocably altered the landscape of American kinship. Although friendship has been shown to be an undervalued relationship in comparison to the historically and politically dominant institutions of marriage and family, during this period of relationship transformation, friend... read more

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