Session 69:
Union Formation

Friday, May 10
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Douglas/Paulding
2nd Floor

Chair: Pamela J. Smock, University of Michigan
Discussant: Wendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University

  1. High Hopes, but Even Higher Expectations: The Retreat from Marriage among Low-Income CouplesChristina Gibson, Princeton University; Kathryn Edin, Northwestern University

  2. Romantic Relationships among Immigrant AdolescentsRosalind B. King, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Kathleen Mullan Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. Cohabitation, Marriage, and Trajectories in Relationships, Well-Being, and Attitudes: An Exploration of Selection versus Causal EffectsKelly A. Musick, University of Southern California; Larry Bumpass, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. To Live Together...As Man and Wife? The Process of Entrance into Cohabiting UnionsSharon Sassler, Ohio State University; Alexis Yamokoski, Ohio State University; Tameka Jobe, Ohio State University

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