ERIC Number: EJ206119
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
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Cohabitation in America: An Assessment of Consequences.
Newcomb, Paul R.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v41 n3 p597-603 Aug 1979
Surveys empirical research with regard to cohabitation. The major consequences of cohabitation are identified for five groups: (1) never-married cohabiting couples; (2) children of cohabitants; (3) society; (4) previously married cohabitating couples; and (5) elderly cohabitants. Current legal trends are also discussed and recommendations for future research are delineated. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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