Session 167:
The Family in Historical Perspective

Saturday, April 3
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Beacon B
3rd Floor

Chair: Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Regina M. Bures, University at Albany, State University of New York

  1. Demographic Rates and Household Change in the United States, 1900-2000Gretchen Stockmayer, University of California, Berkeley

  2. The Changing Marriage Gradient -- Trends in Currently Married Men and Women: 1940-2000Berna S. Miller, Brown University

  3. Marriage Squeeze and Changes in Family Formation: Historical Comparative Evidence from Spain, France, and United States during the Twentieth CenturyAnna Cabré, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Albert Esteve, University of Minnesota

  4. Creating an 'American' Marriage Pattern: Ethnic, Generational, and Cohort Variation in Union Formation in the Mid-Twentieth CenturySharon Sassler, Ohio State University; Michael Cardella, Ohio State University

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