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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1743–1770.
Published: 07 November 2016
... to schooling. Although many sub-Saharan African countries have high divorce rates, very few studies have explored the impact of parental divorce on children’s schooling. The present study uses three waves of data from the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH) to investigate the effect...
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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 (1995) 32 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Andrew J. Cherlin; Kathleen E. Kiernan; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale Abstract We investigated the long-term effects of parental divorce in childhood on demographic outcomes in young adulthood, using a British longitudinal national survey of children. Our analyses control for predisruption...
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Demography 9489802.
Published: 20 September 2021
... partnerships to conduct event-history models that follow individuals between ages 18 and 45. Findings show substantial parental divorce homogamy. Children with experience of parental divorce have 13% greater odds of cohabiting with and 17% greater odds of marrying a fellow child of divorcees, compared...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 811–833.
Published: 27 May 2015
..., but ties are often weak between children and their noncustodial divorced parents (Manning et al. 2003 ). Similarly, many parents enter a second union, resulting in an increasing number of children now growing up at least part of the time with a stepfather. The role of stepfathers in the process...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2063–2082.
Published: 11 November 2019
... were uncommon, increases in parents’ separation were driven primarily by increases in divorce among married parents. When cohabiting parenthood became more visible, it also became a larger component, but continued increases in parentsdivorce also contributed to increasing parental separation. When...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 445–473.
Published: 07 February 2020
..., but children across the globe increasingly experience their parentsdivorce and subsequent remarriage, raising questions of whether union instability alters these intergenerational processes. Does divorce and remarriage interfere with parents’ education benefiting their young children’s health? I explore...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Fiona Steele; Wendy Sigle-Rushton; Øystein Kravdal Abstract Using high-quality data from Norwegian population registers, we examine the relationship between family disruption and children’s educational outcomes. We distinguish between disruptions caused by parental divorce and paternal death...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 1005–1027.
Published: 21 June 2011
... born into married households in Norway in the years 1975–1979 whose parents divorced during his or her childhood. We observe the proximity of the child to his or her father in each year following the divorce and link proximity to educational and economic outcomes for the child in young adulthood...
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Demography (1995) 32 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Diane N. Lye; Daniel H. Klepinger; Patricia Davis Hyle; Anjanette Nelson Abstract We examine the relationship of childhood living arrangements to adult child-parent relations. Compared with adult children raised in intact families, adult children whose parents divorced have less frequent contact...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 66–81.
Published: 01 February 1996
... attitudes. We test these hypotheses using intergenerational panel data that include measures of parents’ attitudes taken directly from parents and measures of children’s attitudes taken directly from children. Results demonstrate strong effects of parental divorce, remarriage, and widowhood on children’s...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1381–1396.
Published: 09 May 2014
...Maria Cancian; Daniel R. Meyer; Patricia R. Brown; Steven T. Cook Abstract This article reexamines the living arrangements of children following their parentsdivorce, using Wisconsin Court Records, updating an analysis that showed relatively small but significant increases in shared custody...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 581–592.
Published: 21 April 2011
... in the probability of divorce transmission that cannot be explained by the right-censoring bias alleged by Li and Wu. This finding contributes to an ongoing debate about trends in the negative consequences of parental divorce, as well as demonstrating a useful approach to right-censored phenomena when event history...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and children and child-support payments. The analysis examines approximately 160 families in which parents divorced between interviews conducted for Wave 1 (1987–1988) and Wave 2 (1992–1994) of the survey. I investigate the effects of joint legal custody holding constant physical custody or placement...
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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 (2006) 43 (4): 659–672.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Mick Cunningham; Arland Thornton Abstract Drawing on a panel study of parents and children, we investigate linkages between parents’ marital quality and adult children’s attitudes toward a range of family issues, including premarital sex, cohabitation, lifelong singlehood, and divorce. We...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 431–446.
Published: 01 August 1990
... than the second, but the data are too poor for a rigorous test of either. The selection hypothesis is not supported. 7 1 2011 15 11 1988 15 3 1990 1 8 1990 © Population Association of America 1990 1990 Parental Divorce Parental Separation Marital Disruption Family...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1519–1540.
Published: 01 July 2019
... among parents can weaken the safety net they can create for their adult children. Greater mortality, nonmarital childbearing, and divorce among families with lower socioeconomic status may be reinforcing inequalities across generations. This article examines two cohorts aged 25–49 from the 1988 ( n...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1905–1932.
Published: 25 October 2016
... with divorced parents. The weakest effects were marked in single-parent families with unmarried parents. These findings suggest that the increasing diversity of family forms has led to diverging social mobility trajectories for families across generations. 14 9 2016 25 10 2016 © Population...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 415–420.
Published: 01 August 1999
... Divorce Intact Family References Amato , P.R. ( 1996 ). Explaining the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 58 , 628 – 40 . 10.2307/353723 Amato , P.R. , & Booth , A. ( 1991 ). Consequences of Parental Divorce...