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Determinants of divorce: a review of research in the eighties.
This review encompasses work published in the 1980s that concerns the causes of divorce [in the United States]. Substantive findings are reviewed under three broad headings: macrostructureExpand
Sibling Relationships Over the Life Course: A Panel Analysis
Using pooled time series analysis on approximately 9,000 individuals ages 16-85 interviewed in the 1987-1988 and 1992-1994 waves of the National Survey of Families and Households (NSFH), thisExpand
Economic Circumstances and Family Outcomes: A Review of the 1990s
This review documents the economic context within which American families lived in the 1990s. Despite nearly full employment and growing income and wealth for many Americans, problem areas includedExpand
Age and religiosity : Evidence from a three-wave panel analysis
Using pooled time series with random and fixed effects regression models, we examine the effect of age, period, and family life course events on a measure of religious influence on daily life in aExpand
Ties among Adult Siblings
We use a National Survey of Families and Households sample of 7,730 adults with siblings to test a model of perceived and actual sodal support among adult siblings. Despite low levels of actualExpand
Coresidence and Leaving Home: Young Adults and their Parents
This review pulls together research on home leaving, home returning, parent-child coresidence, and the launching process and integrates it with theoretical perspectives related to the life course.Expand
Dimensions of Marital Quality
The dimensionality of five conceptually distinct components of marital quality was evaluated in a representative national sample of 1845 married people. Confirmatory factor analysis found twoExpand
When children have two fathers: Effects of relationships with stepfathers and noncustodial fathers on adolescent outcomes
Using data on 189 adolescents who have a living biological father and a resident stepfather, we examined the effects of children's relationships with both fathers on child outcomes. Interview dataExpand
Frustrated Fertility: Infertility and Psychological Distress among Women.
Using a random sample of 580 Midwestern women, we test the hypothesis that women who have experienced infertility report higher psychological distress. Approximately one third of our sample reportsExpand