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The study that got away. (2015).
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Passage to adulthood. (2010).
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On a new schedule: Transitions to adulthood and family change. (2010).
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Introducing the issue: Transition to adulthood, with Gordon Berlin and Mary Waters. (2010).
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Diverging development: The not so invisible hand of social class in the United States. (2010).
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The recent transformation of the American family: Witnessing and exploring social change.(2011).
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The challenges of finding causal links between family educational practices and schooling outcomes. (2011).
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Marriage is more than being together: The meaning of marriage for young adults, with Maria Kefalas, Patrick Carr and Laura Napolitano. (2011).
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How do low-income men and fathers matter for children and family life? (2011).
ANNALS, 635(May):131-137.

Middle-income families in the economic downturn: Challenges and management strategies over time, with Roberta Rehner Iversen and Laura Napolitano. (2011).
Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2(3):296-300.

Trends in economic independence of young adults in the United States: 1973-2007, with Maria Sironi. (2012).
Population and Development Review, 38(4):609-630.

Parental support during young adulthood: Why does assistance decline with age? with Caroline Sten Hartnett, Kira S. Birditt, and Karen L. Fingerman. (2013).
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Transitions to adulthood: What we can learn from the west. (March 2013).
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Investing in children: Changes in parental spending on children, 1972-2007, with Sabino Kornrich. (2013).
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How I became a developmentalist. (2013).
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Fifty years of family change: From Consensus to complexity. (2014).
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Educational aspirations, expectations, and realities for middle-income families, with Laura J. Napolitano, & Shelley Pacholok. (2014).
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The future of intergenerational relations in aging societies, with Caroline Sten Hartnett, Martin Kohli, & Julie Zissimopoulos. (2015).
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Explaining the transition to adulthood: A multi-disciplinary case study synthesis for Italy, Sweden, Germany, and the USA, with Thomas D. Cook. (2002).

Intergenerational transmission of fathering roles in at risk families, with Christopher C. Weiss. (2000).
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The sociology of adolescence and youth in the 1990s: A critical commentary. (2000).
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The family in the city. (2000).
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Delayed parental divorce: How much do children benefit? With Kathleen Kiernan. (2001).
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Dissolution of family in western nations: Cultural concerns. (2001).
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The sociology of adolescence. (2001).
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Life course reflections. (2001).
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Managing to make it: Afterthoughts. (2001).
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Inequalities in the use of time by teenagers and young adults, with Anne H. Gauthier. (2001).
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The fading dream: Prospects for marriage in the inner-city. (2001).
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How it takes 20 years to do a study. (2002).
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The social ecology of child endangerment, with Mark Testa. (2002).
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Changes in adolescents interpersonal experiences: Are they being prepared for adult relationships in the 21st century? with Reed W. Larson, Suzanne Wilson, B. Bradford Brown, and Suman Verma. (2002).
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Growing up in American society: Income, opportunities, and outcomes. (2003).
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Racial and gender differences in the transition to adulthood: A longitudinal study of Philadelphia youth, with Julie Kmec. (2003).
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Teenage childbearing as a public issue and private concern. (2003).
Annual Review of Sociology, 29:23-39.

Marriage: A luxury good? (2003).
Zero to Three 23:3:13-17.

Shifting child rearing to single mothers: Results from 17 Western countries, with Patrick Heuveline and Jeffrey M. Timberlake. (2003).
Population and Development Review, 29(1):47-71.

Social capital and the family, with Sarah B. Kaplan. (2004).
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Values, policy and the family. (2004).
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Growing up is harder to do, with Sheela Kennedy, Vonnie McLoyd, Rubén G. Rumbaut and Richard A. Settersten, Jr. (2004).
Contexts 3:(3):42-47.

Educational differences in married mothers and married fathers time with children: Cross national variations, with Liana C. Sayer and Anne H. Gauthier. (2004).
Journal of Marriage and the Family 66:(4):1149-1166.

Are parents in industrialized countries investing less time with children? with Anne H. Gauthier and Timothy M. Smeeding. (2004).
Population and Development Review 30:(4):647-671.

Can marriage be saved? (2005).
Dissent Summer:76-80.

Banking on families: How families generate and distribute social capital. (2005).
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The prevalence and correlates of multipartnered fertility among urban U.S. parents, with Marcy Carlson. (2006).
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Growing up healthy” Are adolescents the right target group? (2006).
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Non-normative life course transitions: Reflections on the significance of demographic events on lives. (2006).
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Keynote Address: Vulnerable youth and the transition to adulthood. (2006).
Temple Law Review, 79:2:325-335.

The making of the black family: Race and class in qualitative studies in the 20th century. (2007).
Annual Review of Sociology 33:429-448.

Encouraging education in an urban school district: Evidence from the Philadelphia Educational Longitudinal Study, with David Neumark. (2007).
Education Economics 15(2):135-157.

Multipartnered fertility among young women with a nonmarital first birth: Prevalence and risk factors, with Karen Guzzo. (2007).
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 39(1):29-38.

Point/Counterpoint: Should government promote marriage? (2007).
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Teenage mothers in later life (and the researchers who study them). (2007).
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Multipartnered fertility among American men, with Karen Benjamin Guzzo. (2007).
Demography 44(3):583-601.

Changes in the transition to adulthood in less developed countries, with Monica J. Grant. (2007).
European Journal of Population 23(3-4):415-428.

Entry into adulthood: Are adult role transitions meaningful markers of adult identity? with Janel Benson. (2007).
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The changing landscape of early adulthood in the U.S. (2008).
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Connecting entrance and departure: The transition to ninth grade and high school dropout. (2008).
Education and Urban Society 40:5:543-569.

Cause for alarm? Understanding recent trends in teenage childbearing. (2008).
Pathway Summer: 3-6.

Delayed adulthood, delayed desistance? Trends in the age distribution of problem behaviors, with Sarah Hayford. (2008).
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The intersections of social class and the transition to adulthood. (2008).
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If Moynihan had only known: Race, class, and family change in the later 20th century. (2009).
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Early childbearing in the new era of delayed adulthood. (2009).
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Coming of age in a changing family system. (1990).
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Factors differentiating effective use of contraception among adolescents, with Roberta Herceg-Baron, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Kay Armstrong & Judy Shea. (1990).
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Divorce and the American family. (1990).
Annual Review of Sociology, 16:379-403.

Coming of age in the era of AIDS: Puberty, sexuality, and contraception, with J, Brooks-Gunn. (1990).
The Milbank Quarterly, 68(Suppl. 1):59-84.

The daughters of teenage mothers: Patterns of early childbearing in two generations, with Judith A. Levine and J. Brooks-Gunn. (1990).
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As the pendulum swings: Teenage childbearing and social concern. (1991).
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Illegitimacy. (1991).
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Longitudinal studies of effects of divorce in Great Britain and the United States, with Andrew J. Cherlin, P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Kathleen Kiernan, Philip K. Robins, Donna Ruane Morrision, and Julien O. Teitler. (1991).
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Is teenage sexual behavior rational? with George Lowenstein. (1991).
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Pregnancy and childbearing: Effects on teen mothers. (1991).
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The next generation: The children of teenage mothers grow up, with M. E. Hughes & J. Brooks-Gunn. (1992).
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The disappearing American father? Divorce and the waning significance of biological parenthood, with Kathleen Mullan Harris. (1992).
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Daddies and fathers: Men who do for their children and men who don't. (1992).
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Teenage and childbearing and cultural rationality: A thesis is search of evidence. (1992).
Family Relations, 41(2):239-243.

Who drops out of and who continues beyond high school? A 20 year follow-up of Black urban youth, with J. Brooks-Gunn and Guang Guo. (1993).
Journal of Research on Adolescence, 3(3):271-294.

Early warning signs of functional illiteracy: Predictors in childhood and adolescence, with Nazli Baydar and J. Brooks-Gunn. (1993).
Child Development, 64:815-829.

Re-evaluating the costs of teenage childbearing, with Saul D. Hoffman and E. Michael Foster. (1993).
Demography, 30(1):1-13.

Re-evaluating the costs of teenage childbearing: Response to Geronimus and Korenman, with Saul D. Hoffman and E. Michael Foster. (1993).
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When and why fathers matter: Impacts of father involvement on the children of adolescent mothers, with Kathleen Mullan Harris. (1993).
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How families manage risk and opportunity in dangerous neighborhoods. (1993).
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Reflections on the sociology of childhood. (1994).
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Reconsidering the effects of marital disruption: What happens to children of divorce in early adulthood? with Julien O. Teitler. (1994).
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History and current state of divorce in the United States. (1994).
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Stepfamilies in the United States: A reconsideration, with Andrew J. Cherlin. (1994).
Annual Review of Sociology, 20:359-381.

Applications of a response model for mother-daughter agreement by race, with Herbert Smith. (1994).
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Social capital and successful development among at-risk youth, with Mary Elizabeth Hughes. (1995).
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 57(3):580-592.

The effect of divorce on intergenerational transfers: New evidence, with Saul D. Hoffman and Laura Shrestha. (1995).
Demography, 32(3):319-333.

The impact of an increase in family planning services on the teenage population of Philadelphia, with Mary Elizabeth Hughes and Julien O. Teitler. (1995).
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Dealing with Dads: The changing roles of fathers. (1995).
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Family change and the welfare of children: What do we know and what can we do about it? (1995).
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Fathering in the inner-city: Paternal participation and public policy. (1995).
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The future of marriage (1996).
American Demographics, 18(6):34-40.

Does condom availability make a difference? An evaluation of Philadelphia Health Resource Centers, with Lynne M. Geitz, Julien O, Teitler, and Chrisopher C. Weiss. (1997).
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The influence of neighborhoods on children's development: A theoretical perspective and a research agenda, with Mary Elizabeth Hughes. (1997).
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Family-State relations and the well-being of children. (1997).
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State-family alliances and children’s welfare: A research agenda. (1997).
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When will teenage childbearing become a social problem? The implications of Western experience for developing countries. (1998).
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Social capital and the role of fathers in the family. (1998).
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Paternal involvement with adolescents in intact families: The influence of fathers over the life course, with Kathleen Mullan Harris and Jeffrey K. Marmer. (1998).
Demography, 35(2):201-216.

How much do we count? Interpretation and error-making in the 1990 census, with Roberta R. Iversen and Alisa A. Belzer. (1999).
Demography, 36(1):121-134.

Family change and family diversity: Accounts of the past and scenarios of the future. (1999).
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Adolescent females: Their sexual partners and fathers of their children, with Irma T. Elo and Rosalind Berkowitz King. (1999).
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 61(1):74-84.

Is the modern family a threat to children’s health? (1999).
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Children and family change: Discourse between social scientists and the media. (1999).
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Burdens and benefits: The impact of early childbearing on the family. (1980).
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Reflections on remarriage: Introduction to special issue on remarriage. (1980).
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Teenage parenthood and family support. (1980).
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Social implications of teenage parenthood, with Albert G. Crawford. (1980).
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Implicating the family: Teenage parenthood and kinship involvement. (1981).
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Bringing in the family: Kinship support and contraceptive behavior, with Roberta Herceg-Baron & Jay Jamail. (1981).
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Remarriage and intergenerational relations. (1981).
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Sociology and human sexuality, with Ira I. Reiss. (1981).
In H. I. Lief (Ed.), Sexual problems in medical practice. Chicago: American Medical Association.

Remarriage after divorce: A longitudinal analysis of well-being, with, Graham B. Spanier. (1982).
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 44(3):709-720.

Parental involvement: Selling family clinics short, with Roberta Herceg-Baron, Dorothy Mann, and Judy Shea. (1982).
Family Planning Perspectives, 14(3):140-144.

Conjugal succession: Reentering marriage after divorce. (1982).
In P. B. Baltes & O. G. Brim, Jr. (Eds.), Life span development and behavior, Vol. IV, (pp. 107- 146). New York: Academic Press.

Adolescent contraceptive use: The impact of family support systems, with Roberta Herceg-Baron. (1982).
In G. L. Fox (Ed.), The childbearing decision, fertility attitudes and behavior (pp. 125-143). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

Patterns of parenting in the transition from divorce to remarriage, with Graham B. Spanier & Nancy Rothschild. (1982).
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The American family in the year 2000, with Andrew J. Cherlin. (1983).
The Futurist, June:237-241.

The life course of children of divorce: Marital disruption and parental conflict, with Christine Winquist Nord, James L. Peterson, and Nicholas Zill. (1983).
American Sociological Review, 48(5):656-668.

Contraceptive continuation among adolescents attending family planning clinics, with Judy Shea, Paul Allison, Roberta Herceg-Baron, and David Webb. (1983).
Family Planning Perspectives, 15(5): 211-217.

Factors associated with adolescent use of family planning clinics, with Judy Shea and Roberta Herceg-Baron. (1984).
American Journal of Public Health, 774(11):1227-1230.

Family communication and teenager’s contraceptive use, with Roberta Herceg-Baron, Judy Shea, and David Webb. (1984).
Family Planning Perspectives, 16(4):163-170.

The risk of dissolution in remarriage: An examination of Cherlin’s hypothesis of incomplete institutionalization, with Graham B. Spanier. (1984).
Family Relations, 33(3):433-441.

Environmental differences within the family and adjustment differences within pairs of adolescent siblings, with Denise Daniels, Judy Denn, and Robert Plomin. (1985).
Child Development, 56(3):764-774.

Parenting apart: Patterns of childbearing after divorce, with Christine Winquist Nord. (1985).
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Family change and the status of children. (1985).
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Remarriage, with Harold I. Lief, M.D. (1985).
Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, 19(1):95-109.

Sociological ventures in child development. (1985).
Child Development, 56:281-288.

Styles and strategies of grandparenting, with Andrew J. Cherlin. (1985).
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Remarriage and reconstituted families, with Graham B. Spanier. (1986).
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Teenage sexuality, pregnancy, and childbearing and child welfare, with Albert G. Crawford. (1986).
In J. Laird & A. Hartman (Eds.), Handbook of child welfare: Context, knowledge, and practice. New York: The Free Press.

Divorce and child development, with Judith A. Seltzer. (1986).
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Children of adolescent mothers: Physical, academic, and psychological outcomes, with J. Brooks-Gunn; (1986).
Developmental Review, 6:224-251.

Sex education and sexual experience among adolescents, with Kristin A. Moore and James L. Peterson. (1986).
American Journal of Public Health, 75(11):1331-1332.

Teenage childbearing: Causes, consequences, and remedies, with J. Brooks-Gunn. (1986).
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Antecedents and consequences of parenting: The case of adolescent motherhood, with J. Brooks-Gunn. (1986).
In A. D. Fogel & G. F. Melson (Eds.), The origins of nurturance (pp. 233-258). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Changing places: Conjugal careers and women’s marital mobility, with Jerry Jacobs. (1986).
Social Forces, 64(3):711-732.

Supporting teenagers use of contraceptions: A comparison of clinic services, with Roberta Herceg-Baron, Judy Shea, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. (1986).
Family Planning Perspectives, 18(2):61-66.

Grandparents and family crises, with Andrew J. Cherlin. (1986).
Generations, 10(4):26-28.

Parental attitudes and the occurrence of early sexual activity: A research note, with Kristin A. Moore and James L. Peterson. (1986).
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 48(4):777-782.

Paternal participation and children’s well-being after marital disruption, with S. Philip Morgan and Paul D. Allison. (1987).
American Sociological Review, 52:695-701.

Race differences in teenage sexuality, pregnancy, and adolescent childbearing. (1987).
The Milbank Quarterly, 65(Suppl.2):381-403.

The divorce dilemma: After the revolution. (1987).
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The emergence of conjugal succession. (1987).
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Marital disruption, child custody, and visitation. (1987).
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The new extended family: Experiences in stepfamilies. (1987).
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Race differences in the timing of adolescent intercourse, with S. Philip Morgan, Kristin A. Moore, and James L. Peterson. (1987).
American Sociological Review, 52(4):511-518.

Adolescent mothers and their children in later life, with J. Brooks-Gunn and S. Philip Morgan. (1987).
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Continuity and change in the context of poverty: Adolescent mothers and their children. (1987).
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Family change and adolescent well-being: A reexamination of U. S. trends, with Gretchen A. Condran. (1988).
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Good dads-bad dads: The two faces of fatherhood. (1988).
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Bringing back the shotgun wedding. (1988).
The Public Interest, 90:121-127.

The changing European family: Lessons for the American reader, with Andrew J. Cherlin. (1988).
Journal of Family Issues, 9(3):291-297.

Teenaged pregnancy and childbearing, with J. Brooks-Gunn and P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale. (1989).
American Psychologist, 44(2):313-320.

Adolescent sexual behavior, with J. Brooks-Gunn. (1989).
American Psychologist, 44(2):249-257.

How marital dissolution affects children: Variations by age and sex, with Paul D. Allison. (1989).
Developmental Psychology, 25(4):540-549.

Child care after divorce and remarriage. (1989).
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Children and divorce: Divorce doesn’t always hurt the kids. (1989).
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Long-term implications of fertility-related behavior and family formation upon adolescent mothers and their children, with J. Brooks-Gunn. (1989).
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Causes and consequences of teenage pregnancy and childbearing, with J. Brooks-Gunn. (1989).
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Long-term implications of fertility-related behavior and family formation upon adolescent mothers and their children. (1989).
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Public reactions to crime in the streets. (1971).
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The transmission of mobility orientation in the family. (1971).
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How can family planning programs delay repeated teenage pregnancies? with George Masnick & Susan A. Ricketts. (1972).
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Attitudes toward abortion among young Blacks. (1972).
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Teenage illegitimacy: An exchange. (1974).
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Children of the Great Depression: A review essay. (1975).
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Counting the jobless: The impact of job rationing on the measurement of unemployment, with Charles Thrall. (1975).
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The origins of the female-headed Black family: The impact of urban experience, with Theodore Herschberg & John Modell. (1975).
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Social change and transition to adulthood in historical perspective, with John Modell & Theodore Herschberg. (1976).
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Premarital pregnancy and marital instability. (1976).
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The timing of marriage in the transition to adulthood: Continuity and change, 1860-1975, with John Modell & Douglas Strong. (1978).
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Family support: Helping teenage mothers to cope, with Albert Crawford. (1978).
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Children's names and paternal claims: Bonds between unmarried fathers and their children, with Kathie Talvitie. (1979).
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Recycling the family: Perspectives for researching a neglected family form. (1979).
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What happened when the census was redone: An analysis of the recount of 1870 in Philadelphia, with Douglas Strong & Albert G. Crawford. (1979).
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