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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 513–540.
Published: 15 March 2017
... to differentiating the role of the number, types, and sequencing of family transitions that children experience, as well as to understanding potential heterogeneity in these associations by family structure at birth. We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study and hierarchical linear models...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 85–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Susan L. Brown; Wendy D. Manning Abstract We used data from the first wave of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine family boundary ambiguity in adolescent and mother reports of family structure and found that the greater the family complexity, the more likely adolescent...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 August 2007
... ). Exploring Relative Deprivation: Is Social Comparison a Mechanism in the Relation Between Income and Health . Social Science and Medicine , 57 , 1463 – 73 . 10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00541-5 How Community Family Structure Affects Individual Mortality 519 I Demography, Volume 44-Number 3, August 2007...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 447–461.
Published: 01 August 2006
...., R. Levine Coley, and P.L. Chase-Lansdale. 2003. “Marriage or Partnering? Effects of Cohabitation and Family Structure Changes on Early Adolescent Well-being.” Paper presented at the National Poverty Center conference , September 4–5, Washington, DC. Bearman, P.S., J. Jones, and J.R. Udry. 1997...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Molly A. Martin Abstract Using 24 years of data from the March supplements to the Current Population Survey and detailed categories of family structure, including cohabiting unions, I assess the contribution of changes in family structure to the dramatic rise in family income inequality. Between...
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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 499–519.
Published: 01 August 2003
...John Iceland Abstract After dramatic declines in poverty from 1950 to the early 1970s in the United States, progress stalled. This article examines the association between trends in poverty and income growth, economic inequality, and changes in family structure using three measures of poverty...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 393–413.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... These findings obtain when a wide array of economic resources, parenting behavior, and home and school characteristics are controlled for. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2002 2002 Family Structure Single Mother Multigenerational Family High School Graduation Developmental...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 421–428.
Published: 01 November 1999
... of divorce. Neither extreme gives a clear picture of the consequences of growing up in a single-parent family or a stepfamily. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1999 1999 Family Structure Parental Divorce Parental Separation Genetic Inheritance Social Demographer...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 November 1994
... policy, with potentially remedial effects for vulnerable children. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1994 1994 Family Structure School Dropout Residential Mobility School Achievement Intact Family References Astone N.M. , & McLanahan S.S. ( 1991...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Hope Corman; Robert Kaestner Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence on the effect of child health on marital stability and family structure in an economic framework. We use the 1988 National Health Interview Survey’s Child Health Supplement, with a sample of about 9,000 families...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Sara S. McLanahan Abstract This article looks at the intergenerational effects of family structure on family formation and economic dependency. Three explanations are examined: thee conomic-deprivation, socialization, and family-stress hypotheses. Daughters living in single parent families at some...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 August 2005
... Disruption Premarital Birth References Astone , N.M. , & McLanahan , S.S. ( 1991 ). Family Structure, Parental Practices, and High School Completion . American Sociological Review , 56 , 309 – 20 . 10.2307/2096106 Aughinbaugh , A. ( 2004 ). The Impact of Attrition...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 February 2004
... the state and national levels reduced both the number of families who were living in poverty and the severity of poverty. The magnitude and source of these antipoverty effects, however, were not uniform across family structures and racial groups or necessarily over time. While gains in the eradication...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Donna K. Ginther; Robert A. Pollak Abstract This article adds to the growing literature describing correlations between children’s educational outcomes and family structure. Popular discussions have focused on the distinction between two-parent families and single-parent families. This article...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 629–648.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Kelly Musick; Robert D. Mare Abstract A substantial body of research has demonstrated links between poverty and family structure from one generation to the next, but has left open key questions about the implications of these associations for aggregate-level change. To what extent does...
Published: 01 February 2022
Fig. 2 Family structure at age 17, by cohort and mother's education. Lower educated mothers are those who did not complete grade 12; middle educated mothers are those who completed grade 12 but less than four years of college; and higher educated mothers are those who completed four or more More
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 541–569.
Published: 17 March 2017
...Deirdre Bloome Abstract The declining prevalence of two-parent families helped increase income inequality over recent decades. Does family structure also condition how economic (dis)advantages pass from parents to children? If so, shifts in the organization of family life may contribute to enduring...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1303–1314.
Published: 26 January 2013
...Jenna Nobles Abstract Despite many changing demographic processes in Mexico—declining adult mortality, rising divorce, and rising nonmarital fertility—Mexican children’s family structure has been most affected by rising migration rates. Data from five national surveys spanning three decades...
Published: 09 January 2014
Fig. 2 Kaplan-Meier hazard estimates of infant mortality risk, by family structure and the percentage of women aged 15–49 in polygynous unions at the region level. N = 236,336 births. Source: Demographic and Health Survey More
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 23–47.
Published: 04 January 2012
... support and increases in material hardship, depression, and parenting stress. Overall, our results suggest that both the type and, to a much lesser degree, the timing of family structure transitions may influence maternal well-being. References Acock A. , & Demo D. ( 1994 ). Family...
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