A comparative perspective on intermarriage: Explaining differences among national-origin groups in the United States

@article{Kalmijn2010ACP,
  title={A comparative perspective on intermarriage: Explaining differences among national-origin groups in the United States},
  author={Matthijs Kalmijn and Frank van Tubergen},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={459-479}
}
Little is known about the validity of group-level theories of ethnic intermarriage despite the fact that such theories are often invoked in explaining why certain ethnic groups are “closed,” whereas others are relatively “open.” We develop a comparative perspective by analyzing the marriage choices of 94 national-origin groups in the United States, using pooled data from the Current Population Surveys, 1994–2006, and multilevel models in which individual and contextual determinants of… CONTINUE READING
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