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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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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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Demography (1993) 30 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 August 1993
... 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 is reduced; divorce is regarded differently when (for instance) the notion of divorce as...
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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 (1999) 36 (3): 409–414.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Joshua R. Goldstein Abstract Is the recent plateau in crude divorce rates due to compositional changes in the married population or to a fundamental change in the long-term trend of rising marital instability? I use refined measures of period divorce rates to show that the leveling of divorce rates...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 415–420.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Nicholas H. Wolfinger Abstract I use data from the 1973-1996 NORC General Social Survey to examine trends in the intergenerational transmission of divorce. the propensity for the children of divorce to end their own marriages. The rate of divorce transmission declined by almost 50% in the study...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 427–446.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Wendy Sigle-Rushton; John Hobcraft; Kathleen Kiernan Abstract Although many studies have examined the link between parental divorce and subsequent wellbeing, some theories of the effects of divorce suggest that the negative associations should have declined over time. However, few studies have...
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Demography (2004) 41 (2): 213–236.
Published: 01 May 2004
... on marriages and divorces during 1989–2000 to examine the role of welfare reform (state waivers and implementation of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) and other state-level variables on flows into and out of marriage. The results indicate that welfare reform has led to fewer new divorces and...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Audrey Light; Taehyun Ahn Abstract Given that divorce often represents a high-stakes income gamble, we ask how individual levels of risk tolerance affect the decision to divorce. We extend the orthodox divorce model by assuming that individuals are risk averse, that marriage is risky, and that...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jay D. Teachman Abstract Over the past quarter-century, many covariates of divorce have been identified. However, the extent to which the effects of these covariates remain constant across time is not known. In this article, I examine the stability of the effects of a wide range of divorce...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 455–466.
Published: 01 November 1997
... associated with the growth of divorce and separation. Moreover, higher female labor-force participation among black women and lower economic opportunities for black men may account for race differences in marital instability before 1940, and for most of such differences in subsequent years. However...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 467–472.
Published: 01 November 1997
... Income and Wealth , 36 , 319 – 34 . 10.1111/j.1475-4991.1990.tb00317.x Cherlin , A.I. ( 1979 ). Work Life and Marital Dissolution . In G. Levinger , & O.C. Moles (Eds.), Divorce and Separation: Context, Causes and Consequences (pp. 151 – 66 ). New York : Basic Books...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 473–474.
Published: 01 November 1997
... , 29 , 1 – 15 . 10.2307/2061359 Preston , S.H. , & Richards , A.T. ( 1975 ). The Influence of Women’s Work Opportunities on Marriage Rates . Demography , 12 , 209 – 22 . 10.2307/2060761 COMMENT ON STEVEN RUGGLES'S "THE RISE OF DIVORCE AND SEPARATION IN THE UNITED...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 215–219.
Published: 01 May 2000
... not regard divorce as disgraceful for women (Koran 1985:26); divorcees are less likely to suffer stigma. Uygur women can return to their par- ents home to obtain financial and emotional support after FIGURE 1. REGIONAL DIFFERENTIALS OF GENERAL DIVORCE RATES IN MAINLAND CHINA IN 1990 2. High divorce...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Marika Jalovaara Abstract This study investigated the joint effects of spouses’ socioeconomic positions on the risk of divorce in Finland. For couples in which both partners were at the lowest educational level, the risk of divorce was lower than could be expected on the basis of the previously...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 1993
... 0.287 0.241 0.227 0.287 0.848 2.16 (0.66) 0.375 10.98 (5.77) 8.18 (4.11) 0.071 506 Father Not Employed" Father College Graduate" Joint Legal Custody" Father Has No Contact" Age of Youngest Child Contested Divorcee Father Resides out of State" High Preseparation Parental Involvement" Father at Least 50...
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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 (2016) 53 (5): 1377–1398.
Published: 13 September 2016
... circumstances may trigger a divorce. We extend this literature by considering how information gained from a temporary change in life circumstances—in our case, a couple having a child with infantile colic—may affect divorce behavior. Although persistent life changes are known to induce divorce, we argue that a...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1717–1742.
Published: 04 November 2016
... economic well-being than did fathers; the reverse was true for family well-being. Third, most of these disproportionate declines in the well-being of divorced parents did not persist in the long term given that higher rates of adaptation leveled out the gaps compared with childless divorcees. 3 10...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1693–1715.
Published: 01 November 2016
... marriage, we matched North Carolina administrative data on nearly 800,000 first births among white and black mothers to marriage and divorce records. We found that among married births, midpregnancy-married births (our preferred term for shotgun-married births) have been relatively stable at about 10...