Session 90:
Global Changes in Marriage and Family

Friday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Brule B
Level 5

Chair: Feinian Chen, North Carolina State University
Discussant: Judith Treas, University of California, Irvine
Discussant: Michael S. Pollard, RAND Corporation

  1. Marriage Formation in Comparative Perspective: Marriage Rates, Marriage Age and the Role of ContextClaudia Geist, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  2. Factors Influencing Children’s Risk of Experiencing Maternal Cohabitation: Current Estimates and TrendsKristin Burnett, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Effects of Family Background upon the Timing of First Marriage in Modern China and RussiaHongbo Wang, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. Global Trends in Marital Instability from 1970 to PresentMisty Heggeness, University of Minnesota

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