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Demography (1981) 18 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Analysis of Censored Survival Data using Log-Linear Analysis Techniques. Research Report S-59. Harvard School of Public Health. McCarthy, James. 1977. Patterns of Marriage Dissolution in the United States. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University. McCarthy James ( 1978 ). A...
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Demography (1987) 24 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 August 1987
...T. R. Balakrishnan; K. Vaninadha Rao; Evelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk; Karol J. Krotki 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1987 1987 Divorce Rate Marital Dissolution Marital Disruption Marriage Cohort Marital Instability References Basavarajappa , K. G...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 345–359.
Published: 01 August 1978
...James McCarthy Abstract This paper applies the techniques of multiple decrement life tables to marriage histories collected as part of the 1973 National Survey of Family Growth, in an attempt to examine differences in pattern and level of marriage dissolution by marriage order. The paper considers...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 297–307.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Noreen Goldman Abstract A new interpretation of mathematical formulas developed by Keyfitz illustrates how the concept of entropy ( H ) can be applied to the analysis of marriage dissolution. The quantities H (divorce) and H (widowhood) indicate the changes in marriage duration which would result...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 629–650.
Published: 27 March 2012
... decompose the odds of homogamy in prevailing marriages into four proximate determinants: (1) first marriages, (2) first and later marital dissolutions, (3) remarriages, and (4) educational attainment after marriage. The odds of homogamy among new first marriages are lower than among prevailing marriages...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 223–240.
Published: 01 May 2006
... that most cohabiting unions end by dissolution of the relationship rather than by marriage. Second, transitions to marriage are especially unlikely among poor women; less than one-third marry within five years. Cohabitation among poor women is more likely than that among nonpoor women to be a long-term...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 159–179.
Published: 01 February 2007
... away from income equality toward a female-dominant pattern (reverse specialization) increase the dissolution risks for both marriage and cohabitation. The findings suggest that equality is more protective for cohabitation, whereas specialization is more protective for marriage, although only when it...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 437–457.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Lee A. Lillard; Michael J. Brien; Linda J. Waite Abstract Married couples who began their relationship by cohabiting appear to face an increased risk of marital dissolution, which may be due to self-selection of more dissolution-prone individuals into cohabitation before marriage. This paper uses...
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Demography (1987) 24 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 1987
... divorce? . Social Forces , 32 , 81 – 87 . 10.2307/2572864 Moore , K. A. , & Waite , L. J. ( 1981 ). Marital dissolution, early motherhood and early marriage . Social Forces , 60 , 20 – 40 . 10.2307/2577930 National Center for Health Statistics. 1980. Final marriage...
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Demography (1983) 20 (2): 129–145.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Helen P. Koo; Barbara K. Janowitz Abstract Previous studies have failed to examine (a) the simultaneity of decisions to bear children and to dissolve a marriage and (b) the effects of the childbearing in the period just before dissolution on the likelihood of disruption. We attempted to resolve...
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Demography (1978) 15 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 August 1978
...Arland Thornton Abstract Earlier models of fertility hypothesize that marital dissolution and remarriage influence subsequent childbearing. This issue is examined by comparing the fertility of those in disrupted marriages with that of those in stable marriages. The results indicate that, by...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 659–679.
Published: 01 November 1981
... countries respectively. Dissolution probabilities are especially high among women with young ages at first union and among women residing in urban areas. For all subgroups studied, consensual unions are characterized by several times the risk of separation of legal marriages. Consensual unions are...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 521–532.
Published: 01 November 1995
.... but little is known about the outcomes of nonmarital cohabitation. In this study we examine two competing outcomes of cohabitation relationships: union separation and legalization of the union through marriage. Our results show that the hazard rate of union dissolution is affected particularly by...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 August 1986
...John O. G. Billy; Nancy S. Landale; Steven D. McLaughlin Abstract The effect of the sequencing of marriage and first birth on marital dissolution among adolescent mothers is investigated. We compare three groups who had a first live birth before age 20: those married before becoming pregnant, those...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1789–1818.
Published: 10 May 2013
...; Smock P. J. ( 2005 ). The economic consequences of the dissolution of cohabiting unions . Journal of Marriage and Family , 67 , 315 – 327 . 10.1111/j.0022-2445.2005.00118.x Axinn W. G. , & Thornton A. ( 1992 ). The relationship between cohabitation and divorce: Selectivity...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1351–1375.
Published: 13 September 2016
... marital breakdown but will also provide greater insight into marital stability. Furthermore, it is crucial to recognize that low incidence of marital dissolution among a population is not necessarily indicative of happier marriages (Jones 1994 ). Instead, economic, social, and legal obstacles may prevent...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 401–432.
Published: 07 March 2015
.... ( 2005 ). The economic consequences of the dissolution of cohabiting unions . Journal of Marriage and Family , 67 , 315 – 327 . 10.1111/j.0022-2445.2005.00118.x Beck , R. W. , & Beck , S. H. ( 1989 ). The incidence of extended households among middle-aged black and white women...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 209–222.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of Marriage Dissolution in Canada . Demography , 24 , 395 – 406 . 10.2307/2061305 Becker G.S. , Landes E.M. , & Michael R.T. ( 1977 ). An Economic Analysis of Marital Instability . Journal of Political Economy , 85 , 1141 – 87 . 10.1086/260631 Bennett N...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 265–272.
Published: 01 August 1977
... Dissolution: An Integrative Review . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 27 , 19 – 28 . 10.2307/349801 Levinger , G. ( 1976 ). A Social Psychological Perspective on Marital Dissolution . Journal of Social Issues , 32 , 21 – 48 . 10.1111/j.1540-4560.1976.tb02478.x Monahan , T. P...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 August 2004
... quantify the extent of union dissolution from widowhood and divorce or separation associated with HIV/AIDS in a high-HIV-prevalence district in Uganda. CONCEPTUALIZING UNION DISSOLUTION IN THE CONTEXT OF HIV/AIDS Nuptiality in sub-Saharan Africa is diverse and dynamic. Normative expectations about marriage...