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Topic: Marriage and Family: Books

This guide contains helpful resources and instructions on finding information about topics related to marriage and family.

Using the Library Catalog

SpartaCat, the NCC Library Catalog, is an online tool that allows you to search for items owned by the Library. This includes books, encyclopedias, movies, audio, print periodicals, e-books, and more.

Call # Information

The NCC Libraries organize our books and other materials by using the Library of Congress (LOC) classification system. This alpha-numeric system organizes items according to their subject.

If you are interested in finding books about marriage and family, feel free to browse these sections by following our guide signs that are posted at the end of each bookcase:

HM Sociology (General)

HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform


HQ The family. Marriage. Women

Books About Family

American Fatherhood

Location: Bethlehem & Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: HQ535 .S255 2016

Do Fathers Matter?: what science is telling us about the parent we've overlooked

Location: Bethlehem & Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: QP356.4 .R33 2014

Books About Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook

Location: Bethlehem & Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: HQ1033 .N494 2016

Marriage Markets: how inequality is remaking the American family

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: HQ536 .C348 2014

Queering Marriage: challenging family formation in the United States

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: HQ1034 .U5 K56 2014

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States: the road to the Supreme Court

Location: Bethlehem & Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: HQ1034 .U5 P54 2013

Don't Say I Do!: why women should stay single

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: HQ800.2 .G33 2012

More Perfect Unions: the American search for marital bliss

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: HQ10.5 .U6 D38 2010

Just Married: same-sex couples, monogamy & the future of marriage

Location: Bethlehem & Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: HQ1033 .M33 2015

Books About Divorce

Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An Encyclopedia

Location: Bethlehem (Reference)
Call number: HQ814 .C85 2013

Beyond Divorce Casualties: reunifying the alienated family

Location: Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: RJ506 .P27 D367 2010

Divorce and Children

Location: Bethlehem and Monroe (Stacks)
Call number: HQ814 .D62 2009

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: KF535 .Z9 D67 2018

The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce

Location: Bethlehem (Stacks)
Call number: HQ834 .W356 2000