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Published: 16 January 2013
Fig. 1 Remarriage and divorce rates. Divorce rates are defined as the number of divorces in the year 2000 per 100 married individuals in a country. Remarriage rates, the number of married people (conditional on having ever divorced) divided by the number of people who have ever divorced, were More
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Published: 08 January 2014
Fig. 4 Age-specific divorce rates per 1,000 married women, Divorce Registration Area, 1970–2010. Sources: 1970, 1980, 1990: Clarke ( 1995 ). 2008–2010: Ruggles et al. ( 2012 ) More
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 1993
..." Age of Youngest Child Contested Divorcee Father Resides out of State" High Preseparation Parental Involvement" Father at Least 50% of Preseparation Involvement" Duration of Marriage Father Not Located" Changed Residential Custody" -0.262** (1.96) 0.158** 0.221 (2.11) (2.67) -0.038 -0.022 (0.89) (0.47...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 319–333.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr.; Saul D. Hoffman; Laura Shrestha Abstract This paper draws on new data on intergenerational transfers of time and money that were collected in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. We use these data to examine the effects of divorce on these transfers. We find...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Andrew J. Cherlin; Kathleen E. Kiernan; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale Abstract We investigated the long-term effects of parental divorce in childhood on demographic outcomes in young adulthood, using a British longitudinal national survey of children. Our analyses control for predisruption...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1992
...William G. Axinn; Arland Thornton Abstract Recent evidence linking premarital cohabitation to high rates of divorce poses a complex theoretical and empirical puzzle. We develop hypotheses predicting that premarital cohabitation is selective of those who are prone to divorce as well as hypotheses...
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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 August 1993
... intend to divorce, but at the judicial system. A new legislation, however, also can alter collective images, can establish new boundaries between what is and is not socially objectionable, and eventually can cause changes in mentality and, indirectly, in behavior. The stigma attached to divorcees...
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Demography (2021) 58 (6): 2219–2241.
Published: 01 December 2021
... partnerships to conduct event-history models that follow individuals between ages 18 and 45. Findings show substantial parental divorce homogamy. Children with experience of parental divorce have 13% greater odds of cohabiting with and 17% greater odds of marrying a fellow child of divorcees, compared...
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Demography (1978) 15 (2): 177–182.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Robert T. Michael Abstract This paper uses vital statistics data from 15 states in the Divorce Registration Area to decompose into age-specific components the rise in the aggregate divorce rate between 1960and 1974. While women in their twenties comprise only about 20 percent of the married...
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Demography (2015) 52 (1): 259–280.
Published: 13 January 2015
... and ICF Macro 2011b ), highlighting the importance of divorce as a source of HIV risk in this context. The positive association between divorce and HIV-positive status is attributed to several causes. Divorce could cause increased HIV risk because divorcees are more likely to have a higher number...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 587–598.
Published: 08 January 2014
...Fig. 4 Age-specific divorce rates per 1,000 married women, Divorce Registration Area, 1970–2010. Sources: 1970, 1980, 1990: Clarke ( 1995 ). 2008–2010: Ruggles et al. ( 2012 ) ...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 881–893.
Published: 04 February 2014
...Hill Kulu Abstract Previous studies have shown that the risk of divorce is low during the first months of marriage; it then increases, reaches a maximum, and thereafter begins to decline. Some researchers consider this pattern consistent with the notion of a “seven-year itch,” while others argue...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2103–2126.
Published: 30 October 2014
...Thorsten Kneip; Gerrit Bauer; Steffen Reinhold Abstract Previous research examining the impact of unilateral divorce law (UDL) on the prevalence of divorce has provided mixed results. Studies based on cross-sectional cross-country/cross-state survey data have received criticism for disregarding...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1487–1512.
Published: 14 September 2015
...Kenneth A. Couch; Christopher R. Tamborini; Gayle L. Reznik Abstract We provide new evidence on the long-term impact of divorce on work disability among U.S. men. Using data from the 2004 Survey of Income and Program Participation linked to U.S. Social Security Administration records, we assess...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1381–1396.
Published: 09 May 2014
...Maria Cancian; Daniel R. Meyer; Patricia R. Brown; Steven T. Cook Abstract This article reexamines the living arrangements of children following their parents’ divorce, using Wisconsin Court Records, updating an analysis that showed relatively small but significant increases in shared custody...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1423–1449.
Published: 15 July 2014
...Amar Hamoudi; Jenna Nobles Abstract Provocative studies have reported that in the United States, marriages producing firstborn daughters are more likely to divorce than those producing firstborn sons. The findings have been interpreted as contemporary evidence of fathers’ son preference. Our study...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1013–1038.
Published: 16 January 2013
...Fig. 1 Remarriage and divorce rates. Divorce rates are defined as the number of divorces in the year 2000 per 100 married individuals in a country. Remarriage rates, the number of married people (conditional on having ever divorced) divided by the number of people who have ever divorced, were...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 147–169.
Published: 09 January 2020
...Martin Kolk; Gunnar Andersson Abstract In this study, we provide demographic insight into the still relatively new family form of same-sex marriage. We focus on period trends in same-sex marriage formation and divorce during 1995–2012 in Sweden and the role of childbearing in same-sex unions...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 503–523.
Published: 10 January 2019
...Susan L. Brown; I-Fen Lin; Anna M. Hammersmith; Matthew R. Wright Abstract The doubling of the gray divorce rate (i.e., divorce at age 50 or older) over the past few decades portends growth in later-life repartnering, yet little is known about the mechanisms undergirding decisions to repartner...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 785–811.
Published: 11 June 2019
... to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. Divorce Children BMI Obesity Event Study Scholars have long studied the effects of parental breakup on children’s lives and well-being. A large body of literature has analyzed the relationship between family dissolution...
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