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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 251–258.
Published: 01 May 1998
... in higher education among African American men also contributed to the racial cross-over in the timing of marriage. Although lack of full-time employment and military service delayed marriage, these factors did not contribute to the racial cross-over. HAVE AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN BECOME LESS COMMITTED...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 3–25.
Published: 12 December 2013
...” and new “expectations” for sexual activity without commitment. More implicitly, they assumed that young men and women knew that the Pill had changed the sexual marketplace. How did these young people know this? Not from their own sexual experience, which was limited. Even by 1988, when premarital sexual...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1451–1472.
Published: 02 September 2011
... Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Data-reduction techniques produce a detailed multidimensional characterization of relationship commitment for nonmarital sexual relationships. We then use multilevel analysis to estimate associations between two key relationship characteristics—relationship commitment...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 739–763.
Published: 01 November 2009
... views of the immigrant-native criminality comparison. With improved data and methods, we find that in 1904, prison commitment rates for more serious crimes were quite similar by nativity for all ages except ages 18 and 19, for which the commitment rate for immigrants was higher than for the native-born...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2003–2034.
Published: 08 September 2020
... in the relationship. First, we find that a couple is less likely to use contraception when the relationship is more intimate and/or committed and that a couple becomes less likely to use contraception over time, regardless of intimacy and commitment. Second, we find that a couple using contraception becomes...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 587–616.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Marta Tienda Abstract As the most demographically complex nation in the world, the United States faces ever more formidable challenges to fulfill its commitment to the democratic values of equity and inclusion as the foreign-born share of the population increases. Immigration, the major source...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2001
... and demographic processes researchers must be vigilant not to commit the errors of the past by misusing race as a variable. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Birth Weight Skin Color Causal Effect Racial Difference Causal Inference References J. Adams...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 653–681.
Published: 01 November 1993
... simple: the chances that the marriage will last also may affect couples’ willingness to make the commitment to the marriage implied by having children. This paper uses data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to test the hypothesis that the risk of disruption faced by a married woman affects...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 February 1995
... to a large, significant reduction in work hours, due primarily to withdrawal from the labor force. Although the impact of nonhousehold member caregiving was insignificant, evidence of an effect was stronger when commitment of caregiving time was greater. Projections of female labor force participation rates...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1992
... with hypotheses suggesting that cohabitation is selective of men and women who are less committed to marriage and more approving of divorce. The results also are consistent with the conclusion that cohabiting experiences significantly increase young people’s acceptance of divorce. 12 1 2011 ©...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 November 1983
... probability of a child surviving to a given age of a parent. The possibility of committing the ecological fallacy makes precise prediction difficult. We critically analyze an existing mathematical model of family fertility decisions. We show that, by incorporating more data (here, on birth order) in a more...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1999
.... Interpretations about the purpose and meaning of the census, about commitment to the task, and about connection to government, singly and together with literacy skills (e.g., reading and general literacy competence), were associated with errors that are not detectable by evaluative methodologies used regularly...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1105–1125.
Published: 19 May 2011
... that most prior research in this area committed serious misclassification errors; furthermore, among those studies that were free of these misclassification errors, no support for a protective role of alcohol consumption was found. This article reexamines the issue using prospective data for more than...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 571–586.
Published: 01 November 1991
... , Elizabeth , & Michael , Robert ( 1977 ). An Economic Analysis of Marital Instability . Journal of Political Economy , 85 , 1141 – 87 . 10.1086/260631 Bennett , Neil , Blanc , Ann , & Bloom , David ( 1988 ). Commitment and the Modem Union: Assessing the Link Between...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 541–552.
Published: 01 June 1968
... believe that birth control must accom- pany, but not substitute for, development work in education, agriculture, industry, and government. As indicated in Table 1, Foundation commitments in population began mod- estly in 1952 and have grown to substan- tial magnitude in the past five years. In 1968...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 437–457.
Published: 01 August 1995
... of Political Economy , 85 , 1141 – 87 . 10.1086/260631 Bennett N. G. , Blanc A. K. , & Bloom D. E. ( 1988 ). Commitment and the Modem Union: Assessing the Link between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Stability . American Sociological Review , 53 , 127 – 38...
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Demography (1977) 14 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 1977
... people may make according to this model. These are individuals who have found other mecha- nisms for coping with their dis- satisfactions. They may have a personal attachment to someone in the community or a job commitment, or need to consider the desires or interests of other members of their family...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 373–402.
Published: 11 December 2019
... stress had up to 40% greater risk of a heart incident or stroke. Pavalko et al. ( 2007 ) found that women with high work commitment had fewer functional limitations. Despite these findings, it is unclear whether these subjective experiences and appraisals also impact the health–work relationship...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 569–584.
Published: 01 August 2004
... at the baseline, 30% no longer lived together at the follow-up, while about 15% had married. The vast majority (94%) of the parents who were married at the time of the birth were still married at the time of the follow-up interview.6 We also considered a broad measure of whether the parents commitment...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2063–2082.
Published: 11 November 2019
.... Cohabitation Marriage Separation Divorce Microsimulation Intimate partnerships in affluent societies have undergone dramatic changes since the mid-twentieth century. Couples have increasingly started living together without the legal commitment of marriage and have become increasingly likely...
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