Friday, May 4 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   Union Square 25

Session 106:
Family Formation and Dissolution in the Contemporary United States

Chair: Adena M. Galinsky, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Kristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania

  1. The Decoupling of Marriage and Parenthood? Trends in the Timing of Marital First Births, 1945-1995Sarah R. Hayford, Arizona State University ; Pamela J. Smock, University of Michigan

  2. Variance in Trajectories of Marital Quality Prior to DivorceSpencer L. James, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Spouse Selection the Second Time AroundRuoding Tan, City University of New York (CUNY) and CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR) ; Neil G. Bennett, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  4. Stability of Remarriage across the Life CourseKathryn Coursolle, University of California, Los Angeles

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