ERIC Number: EJ311164
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Effects of Childhood Family Structure on the Transition to Marriage.
Kobrin, Frances E.; Waite, Linda J.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v46 n4 p807-16 Nov 1984
Explores the effects of family structure during the teenage years on the likelihood of marriage later using data from two national longitudinal surveys of young people. Results indicated that childhood family patterns do influence later family formation. Sons and daughters and Blacks and Whites are affected somewhat differently. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: This paper was presented at the meetings of the American Sociological Association (Detroit, MI, August/September 1983)