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Demography (1985) 22 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 August 1985
... the labor market entry of married mothers, but not of single mothers. Interactions between extended structure, ethnicity, and poverty, however, suggest a complex relationship. For extended family households, the gender and employment characteristics of nonnuclear adults affected the labor force...
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 71–80.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Gary D. Sandefur; Arthur Sakamoto Abstract We use the 1980 Public-Use Microdata Sample to consider the relationship between household structure and economic well-being among American Indians. Wefocus on the total U.S. Indian population and on there sidents of 19 “Indian states” where there has been...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Anastasia J. Gage; A. Elisabeth Sommerfelt; Andrea L. Piani Abstract In this study, we use data from the Demographic and Health Surveys to examine the relationship between household structure and childhood immunization in Niger and Nigeria. We show that household structure is an important...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1593–1613.
Published: 18 May 2013
... made the relationship between the elderly and household structure more explicit. Through consideration of age of leaving home and how families manage the support of elderly members, he drew a clear-cut distinction between northern and southern European social models. Strong family systems are seen...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1369–1391.
Published: 10 June 2020
... the transition of the Chinese household structure through typology analyses. Five typical regional household structure types—large lineal, large nuclear, small nuclear, mixed lineal, and small and diverse—are identified. Our findings demonstrate that since the 1980s, the household system in almost all Chinese...
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Published: 10 June 2020
Fig. 1 k -means clustering results of regional household structure type More
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Published: 10 June 2020
Fig. 2 Change in proportion distribution of regional household structure type over time More
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Fig. 3 The four household structure-type trajectory groups More
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Demography (1988) 25 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 1988
... Structure Female Household Head Father Absence Marital Disruption Welfare Receipt References Allison , P. ( 1982 ). Discrete-time methods for the analysis of event histories . In S. Leinhardt (Ed.), Sociological Methodology (pp. 61 – 98 ). San Francisco : Jossey-Bass...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 509–519.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Lawrence L. Santi Abstract This article examines recent changes in the structure of American households within the context of broad population changes. Decreases in married-couple households and increases in single-parent households are almost entirely due to the changing patterns of marriage...
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Demography (2024) 61 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Shao-Tzu Yu; Brian Houle; Enid Schatz; Nicole Angotti; Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula; Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé; Samuel J. Clark; Jane Menken; Sanyu A. Mojola Abstract Investigations into household structure in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) provide important insight into how families...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 387–403.
Published: 01 August 1988
... alone, living with other nuclear-family relatives, and living with others— are also recognized, providing a varied range of household-structure opportunities for older women. The approach allows us to identify individual child attributes associated with the propensity to coreside with the older...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 963–987.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to the significance of household demography, life course transitions, and local economic structures as factors facilitating household labor reallocation. First, as expected, a relatively youthful household structure is conducive to innovative economic behavior. Second, household entrances and exits are significant...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Toni Richards; Michael J. White; Amy Ong Tsui Abstract This paper analyzes movements among household types. Persons in one household may join another type. Correspondingly, a household’s structure may change when someone joins it. Data are from the Panel Survey of Income Dynamics, spanning 1968...
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Demography 11330409.
Published: 21 May 2024
..., how threat evasion transformed households away from previous norms, the selection of migrants into different receiving countries and household structures, and demographic disparities in migrants’ odds of reporting changes to their household because of specific migration-related processes (e.g...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1479–1498.
Published: 24 July 2012
... children, demonstrating the broader value of these new measures for research on American family and household structure. 28 6 2012 24 7 2012 © Population Association of America 2012 2012 Cohabitation Measurement Living Arrangements Stepfamilies Poverty The rise...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1415–1435.
Published: 14 August 2020
... a transition from a two-parent to single-mother household. Boys experience larger investment reductions following the change in household structure, which may help facilitate previously documented gender gaps in noncognitive skills for those in single-mother households. Boys lose an estimated additional 3.8...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 209–226.
Published: 01 May 1993
... are due primarily to differences in household structure and in levels of skills. Gender differences in individual receipts (from all sources) are more complicated, but can be understood more clearly with reference to gender differences in skills levels (literacy, language, job skills), current work status...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 725–750.
Published: 10 October 2012
...Rachel E. Goldberg Abstract Epidemiological, economic, and social forces have produced high levels of volatility in family and household structure for young people growing up in sub-Saharan Africa in recent decades. However, scholarship on the family to date has not examined the influence...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 February 2001
... over finances, decision-making power, and freedom of movement. After we control for age, education, household structure, and other factors, women with closer ties to natal kin were more likely to have greater autonomy in each of these three areas. Further analyses demonstrated that women with greater...