Session 138:
The Attractiveness of Marriage among Straight and Gay Couples in Europe and the U.S.

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon C
3rd Floor

Chair: Susan L. Brown, Bowling Green State University
Discussant: Gayle Kaufman, Davidson College

  1. Divorce-Risk Patterns in Same-Sex 'Marriages' in Sweden and NorwayGunnar Andersson, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Turid Noack, Statistics Norway; Ane Seierstad, Statistics Norway; Harald Weedon-Fekjaer, Statistics Norway

  2. Gender Differences in Same-Sex Partnering Trends, 1988-2002Amy C. Butler, University of Iowa

  3. Explaining Family Divergence? A Comparative Study of Education Differentials in Delayed Marriage and ChildbearingSheela Kennedy, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Are Men or Women More Reluctant to Marry in Couples Sharing a Non-Marital Birth?Emily F. Shafer, Northwestern University

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