Marriage: Denied and Delayed

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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.


Judith Stacey, professor of sociology and professor of gender and sexuality at New York University, and author of "Unhitched: Love, Marriage, and Family Values from West Hollywood to Western China"

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

Leora Lawton, sociologist and demographer at UC Berkeley and executive director of the Berkeley Population Center