Poster Session 2:
Union Formation and Dissolution and Parents' Living Arrangements

Thursday, April 1
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  1. Legal Registration of Marriage in Bangladesh: An Intervention to Strengthen Women's Economic and Social Position and Protect Them against Domestic Violence?Lisa M. Bates, Harvard University; Farzana Islam, Jahangirnagar University; Md. Khairul Islam, Plan International

  2. Children and the Stability of Cohabiting CouplesPascale Beaupré, Statistics Canada; Pierre Turcotte, Statistics Canada

  3. Literacy, Numeracy, and Household Economic Well-Being in GhanaNiels-Hugo Blunch, World Bank Group and George Washington University

  4. Assimilating Blackness? Multiple-Race Identification and African American Mate SelectionJenifer Bratter, University of Houston

  5. The First Romantic Relationship of Adolescents: An International Comparative AnalysisMarcantonio Caltabiano, Università di Padova

  6. Marriage Migration: Just Another Case of Positive Assortative Matching?Aycan E. Celikaksoy, Aarhus School of Business; Helena Skyt Nielsen, Aarhus Universitet; Mette Verner, Aarhus School of Business

  7. Probability of Divorce and Separations in Distrito Federal, Mexico 2000Salvador D. Cobo, El Colegio de México

  8. Youth Sexual Behaviors, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy in Urban NeighborhoodsAndrea Collado, Universidad de Costa Rica; Rhina Caceres, Universidad de Costa Rica

  9. Integrating the Structure and Process of Marital Commitment: How Do Moral and Personal Commitment Protect Families Facing Financial Difficulties?Jeff Dew, Pennsylvania State University; David Eggebeen, Pennsylvania State University

  10. Changes in Fertility and Infant Mortality Trends in KazakhstanAnnie Dude, University of Chicago

  11. Movin' In and Movin' Out -- Migration and Marital EventsAlison Fields, U.S. Census Bureau; Jason Fields, U.S. Census Bureau

  12. Are Black Men Marrying Younger than Black Women? New Evidence from Census 2000Catherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota; Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota

  13. The Marriage Market and Homogamy by Age in ItalyRomina Fraboni, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  14. 1980-2000 Change over Time and Regional Variation in U.S. Racial and Ethnic IntermarriageVincent K. Fu, University of Utah

  15. Education and Interethnic Marriage DecisionsDelia Furtado, Brown University

  16. Changing Preference Pattern in Indian Arranged Marriage Market: A Longitudinal StudyDebashis Ganguly, Times of India; Aparajita Chattopadhyay, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  17. Marrying Young: Transitions in the Filipino Adolescents' Life CourseSocorro Gultiano, University of San Carlos

  18. How Do Marriage Market Conditions Affect Entrance into Cohabitation vs. Marriage?Karen B. Guzzo, University of Pennsylvania

  19. Social Isolation and Economic Vulnerability: Adolescent HIV and Pregnancy Risk Factors in South AfricaKelly Hallman, Population Council; Judith A. Diers, Population Council

  20. Romance in Kathmandu: The Decision to Marry for Love in the Hindu Kingdom of NepalSarah Megan Heller, University of California, Berkeley

  21. Reciprocal Supportiveness and Relationship Stability in Married, Cohabiting, and Visiting CouplesBryndl Hohmann-Marriott, Arizona State University

  22. Outwitting Divorce: How Intelligence Can Keep Couples TogetherPaul C. Holley, Arizona State University; Scott T. Yabiku, Arizona State University; Mary H. Benin, Arizona State University

  23. Mate Selection, Marriage, and Social Change in VietnamVu Tuan Huy, University of Washington; Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University; John Knodel, University of Michigan; Vu Manh Loi, University of Washington

  24. Union Formation and Childbearing in Developed CountriesSerguey Ivanov, United Nations

  25. Women's Autonomy and Domestic Violence in IndiaNan Johnson, Michigan State University

  26. Continuity and Change in Thai Family Patterns and Household CompositionJittinee Juntarodjana, Mahidol University

  27. New Path to Marriage: Union Formation among Youth in the PhilippinesMaria Midea M. Kabamalan, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  28. On Changing Factors of Marriage Transformation in Japan: Decomposition of Delay in Women's First Marriage ProcessRyuichi Kaneko, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan

  29. Marriage or Cohabitation: First Union Formation in the Czech RepublicVladimira Kantorova, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  30. Pay to Stay? How Whose Name Is on the Lease or Mortgage Affects Household Allocation of ResourcesCatherine T. Kenney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  31. Patterns and Factors Influencing Entry into First Marital Union in Nairobi, KenyaAnne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi

  32. Intermarriage in Australia: Patterns by Origin, Gender, and GenerationSiew-Ean Khoo, Australian National University

  33. The Impact of Welfare and Child Support Enforcement on Children's Living ArrangementsHeather L. Koball, Columbia University

  34. WIC Participation, Education, Marital Status, Age, and Parity Are Associated with Household Food Status among Pregnant WomenBarbara A. Laraia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Anna Maria Siega-Riz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Craig G. Gundersen, Iowa State University

  35. Roommates or Soulmates? Access to Housing and the Transition to Non-Marital Cohabitation in SwedenNathanael Lauster, DePauw University

  36. The Meaning of Cohabiting Unions in France and in West GermanyJean-Marie Le Goff, Université de Lausanne

  37. Religion and the Family: Why Do Religious Affiliation and Religiosity Matter?Evelyn Lehrer, University of Illinois at Chicago

  38. Racial Differences in Remarital Fertility in 1910Andrew S. London, Syracuse University; Cheryl Elman, University of Akron

  39. Partner Violence in Moshi, Northern Tanzania: Prevalence and Risk FactorsLaura McCloskey, Harvard University; Corrine Williams, Harvard University

  40. Married versus Cohabiting: Comparing the Determinants of Formal and Informal Unions in BrazilPaula Miranda-Ribeiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and CEDEPLAR; Carolina S. Costa, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  41. Polygamous Marriages in the Rural Sahel: Persistence and ChangeNathalie K. Mondain, Université de Montréal

  42. Educational Attainment and Intergenerational Patterns of Fertility Behaviour in KenyaWalter D. Omariba, University of Western Ontario

  43. The Values and Attitudes of Youth in VietnamSara Peracca, Population Council; Vu Tuan Huy, University of Washington

  44. Adolescent Boys' Attitude towards Marriage and Family Formation in Indian Rural SetupM. Benarji Prasad, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); C.P. Prakasam, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  45. The Impacts of Sex Ratios in the United States Marriage MarketsBernardo L. Queiroz, University of California, Berkeley

  46. Knowledge about Reproductive Health and Sexual Activity and Condom Use in the Age of AIDS: A Study among Male College Students in Bombay, IndiaGurumurthy Rangaiyan, Population Council

  47. Exploring the Linkage between Premarital Sex, Masculinity, and Sex RiskGarimella Rama Rao, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Suvakanta N. Swain, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  48. Racial and Ethnic Variations in Marital Quality: A Comparison of Blacks, Whites, and Mexican-AmericansJennifer M. Roebuck, Bowling Green State University

  49. Patterns and Predictors of Gender Preference for Children in KuwaitNasra M. Shah, Kuwait University; Makhdoom A. Shah, Kuwait University

  50. Sexual Behavior and Polygyny: Poverty-Driven Slum, Urban, and Rural Differences in KenyaYetty Shobo, Pennsylvania State University; F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University

  51. Marital Patterns and Socioeconomic Status in Late Twentieth-Century South AfricaSandile E. Simelane, University of Pennsylvania; Henry V. Doctor, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  52. Growing Incidence of Divorce in Indian Cities: A Study of MumbaiAjay Kumar Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Rabindra Kumar Sinha, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  53. Normalizing the Alternative: The U.S. Census' Effect on Societal Views of Alternative FamiliesStacy E. Sneeringer, University of California, Berkeley

  54. Can Programs Change Marriage Outcomes: A Systematic Review of the Impact of Marriage and Relationship ProgramsMatthew Stagner, Urban Institute; Jane Reardon-Anderson, Urban Institute; Jennifer Ehrle, Urban Institute; Katherine Kortenkamp, Urban Institute; Sara Bernstein, Urban Institute

  55. Attitudes, Values, and Fertility Decisions in Poland: Analyses Based on the Polish Version of the European Survey on Opinions on Population and WelfareEileen Trzcinski, Wayne State University; Irena E. Kotowska, Warsaw School of Economics

  56. The Stability of Extended Family Living Arrangements: The Case of Mexican Immigrants and Mexican AmericansJennifer Van Hook, Bowling Green State University; Jennifer E. Glick, Arizona State University

  57. Romantic Relationships among Immigrant AdolescentsLin Wang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  58. On the Tempo and Quantum of First Marriages in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland: Changes in Mean Age and VarianceMaria E. Winkler-Dworak, Vienna Institute of Demography; Henriette Engelhardt, Austrian Academy of Sciences

  59. Land Use and Marriage Timing in NepalScott T. Yabiku, Arizona State University