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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 737–756.
Published: 01 November 2005
...John Sandberg Abstract This article investigates the effects of sociometric network members’ self-reported experiences with infant mortality on nonnumeric responses regarding expected family size among women in a small Nepalese community. The hypotheses tested include (1) that uncertainty about...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1817–1841.
Published: 01 October 2021
... processes. With this in mind, we track a cohort of women in Norway from age 18 to 31, recording the emergence of birth and migration events as well as their proximity to nonresident family networks (siblings and parents). Using a multilevel multiprocess statistical framework, with observations nested within...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1903–1928.
Published: 08 September 2020
... longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, 1984–2017, we examine the role of extrahousehold kin wealth and poverty in shaping racial inequalities in the risk of exiting homeownership. Our nonlinear decomposition results indicate that racial differences in family network resources explain...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 849–863.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes; Kusum Mundra Abstract We examine the impact of different types of social networks on the wages earned by unauthorized and legal Mexican migrants during their last U.S. trip. Familial ties raise unauthorized and legal migrants’ hourly wages by an average of 2.6% and 8...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 769–790.
Published: 01 November 2005
... collected before and after the program’s onset shows that conditional transfers reduce U.S. migration but not domestic migration. The data also enable us to explore the role of existing family and community migration networks. The results show that migration networks strongly influence migration...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1243–1277.
Published: 24 May 2013
... previous empirical research has ignored friendship ties and has largely neglected extended-family ties. Using longitudinal data from the Migration between Africa and Europe project collected in Africa (Senegal) and Europe (France, Italy, and Spain), this article tests the robustness of network theory...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 243–266.
Published: 06 January 2020
... statistical data sets (SSD) of Statistics Netherlands, we identify two networks—the network of colleagues at the workplace and the network of siblings in the family—to examine the influence of network partners on individual fertility decisions. Discrete-time event-history models with random effects provide...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 989–1015.
Published: 08 May 2015
... of gendered household and community networks on the odds of migration by gender and across countries. Theoretically, our findings illuminate how gender equity in the economy and typical family structures in sending countries influence the kinds of gendered social capital used for migration. There are many...
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Demography (2003) 40 (2): 289–307.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Sara R. Curran; Estela Rivero-Fuentes Abstract This article compares the impact of family migrant and destination-specific networks on international and internal migration. We find that migrant networks are more important for international moves than for internal moves and that female networks...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 401–432.
Published: 07 March 2015
... in the United States after 1980 . Demographic Research , 8 ( article 8 ), 245 – 260 . 10.4054/DemRes.2003.8.8 Roschelle , A. R. ( 1997 ). No more kin: Exploring race, class, and gender in family networks . Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications . Schoen , R. , & Canudas-Romo...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
... of specifications and are consistent across race and gender subgroups. This study advances the social networks literature by exploring how familial characteristics can shape adolescent social networks and contributes to the collateral consequences of incarceration literature by using network analysis to consider...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 399–407.
Published: 01 August 1999
... kinship relations. I start with a simple model of kinship network size and intermarriage levels, which pro- vides crude estimates. I then develop more precise estimates by synthesizing extended families from household-level sur- vey data using a hot-deck imputation technique similar to those used...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 601–614.
Published: 01 June 1967
... that different communications media and informal communications networks are used at different stages of the adoption process. At the awareness stage, messages emanating from the family planning administration make their biggest impact. At the later stages of interest and evaluation, local sources of information...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S87–S109.
Published: 01 March 2010
...) conceptualization of individual health or illness embedded in the intimate dyad, the family, or other social networks; (6) interdependency of social and life course dynamics; and (7) the potential of capital inputs to act as assets or liabilities (Lindau et al. 2003). Biophysical, psychocognitive, and social...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 1996
... villages can vary so much in their choice of method. Shared knowledge about family planning and contraceptive DEMOGRAPHY, VOLUME 33-NUMBER 1, FEBRUARY 1996 methods is largely village-based. The qualitative data create a picture of an interlocking network of individuals who are similar and already know one...
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Demography (2017) 54 (6): 2073–2099.
Published: 10 October 2017
...-grandchild relationship: A comparison of kin-keeper and kin-selector theories . Journal of Family Issues , 22 , 478 – 492 . 10.1177/019251301022004005 Dykstra P. A. , & Komter A. E. ( 2006 ). Structural characteristics of Dutch kin networks . In P. A. Dysktra , M. Kalmijn...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1173–1194.
Published: 01 June 2022
... by generations to come. Nevertheless, the prevalence of individuals with a “hole” in their family network remains an intuitive and powerful example of how the “hidden potentialities inherent in the generation locations” described by Mannheim (1952 :191) can influence memory in the long term. Here, it is worth...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 935–961.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-selection . In J.M. Abowd (Ed.), Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market (pp. 29 – 76 ). Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Boyd M. ( 1989 ). Family and Personal Networks in International Migration: Recent Developments and New Agendas . International Migration Review , 23...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 71–85.
Published: 01 February 1970
... Anthropologist , 66 , 569 – 586 10.1525/aa.1964.66.3.02a00040 . Frey , F. W. ( 1964 ). Education . In R. E. Ward , & D. E. Rustow (Eds.), Political Modernization in Japan and Turkey . Princeton : Princeton University Press . Gibson, G. 1969. Kin family network: over-heralded...
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Demography (2013) 50 (1): 285–310.
Published: 11 September 2012
... and either have no effect or increase proximity to his parents. Because dense local family networks are likely to be of more value to a blood relative than to a spouse, this suggests that the husband’s preferences may dominate the residence choice. The location decisions of young couples are important...
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