Session 47:
Family Change in Historical Perspective

Thursday, April 17
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Bayside B
4th floor

Chair: Berna M. Torr, RAND
Discussant: Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Daniel M. Goodkind, U.S. Census Bureau

  1. Determinants of Marriage Timing and Prevalence in Northeast China, 1749-1912Shuang Chen, University of Michigan; Cameron D. Campbell, University of California, Los Angeles; James Z. Lee, University of Michigan

  2. The Cambodian Family after the Khmer Rouge Genocide: Continuity and ChangeFloriane Demont, University of Geneva; Patrick Heuveline, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS)

  3. The May-December Relationship Since 1850: Age Homogamy in the U.S.Joseph Ferrie, Northwestern University; Karen Rolf, University of Nebraska

  4. Cohabitation, Marriage, and Divorce in the United States: Trends and Racial Differentials, 1970-2002Yi Zeng, Duke University; S. Philip Morgan, Duke University; Zhenglian Wang, Duke University; Danan Gu, Duke University; Chingli Yang, Nan Hua University, Taiwan

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