Interracial Relationships and the Transition to Adulthood

  title={Interracial Relationships and the Transition to Adulthood},
  author={Kara Joyner and Grace S Kao},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  pages={563 - 581}
This study tracks and explains changing patterns of involvement in interracial sexual relationships during the transition to adulthood. Using a life course perspective that highlights the role of historical changes as well as age-graded changes in contexts and relationships, the authors hypothesize that involvement in interracial sexual relationships declines with increasing age among young adults. The analyses are based on some of the first nationally representative surveys to collect detailed… Expand

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