Relationship Quality

Working Papers & Publications

  • WP-14-03
    Brown, Susan L., Manning, Wendy D., & Payne, Krista K. (July 2014). "Relationship Quality among Cohabiting versus Married Couples."
    • Published in Journal of Family Issues.
      • Brown, S., Manning, W. D., & Payne, K. K. (December 2015). "Relationship Quality Among Cohabiting Versus Married Couples." Journal of Family Issues, 0192513X15622236. doi: 10.1177/0192513X15622236
  • WP-10-01
    Brown, S. L., & Kawamura, S. (2010, January). "Relationship Quality Among Cohabitors and Marrieds in Older Adulthood."
    • Published in Social Science Research.
      • Brown, S. L., & Kawamura, S. 2010. "Relationship quality among cohabitors and marrieds in older adulthood." Social Science Research, 39(5), September 2010, 777-786. doi:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2010.04.010 
  • WP-10-02
    Dunifon, R., Carmalt, J. H., & Joyner, K. (2009, March). Parenting in Vain?: Stepfather Influences on Early Transitions to Parenthood.    
  • WP-09-10
    Giordano, P. C., Flanigan, C. M., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (September 2009). "Developmental Shifts in the Character of Romantic Relationships from Adolescence to Early Adulthood."
    • Published in National Symposium on Family Issues: Early Adulthood in a Family Context.
      • Giordano, P. C., Flanigan, C. M., Manning, W. D., & Longmore, M. A. (2012). "Developmental Shifts in the Character of Romantic Relationships from Adolescence to Early Adulthood." Volume 2, 2012. Published as part of the 18th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues with Penn State and the NCFMR doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1436-0
  • WP-10-07
    Kalil, A., & Wightman, P. (2010, July). Parental Job Loss and Family Conflict.    
  • WP-10-03
    Kenney, C., & Bogle, R. (2010, May). "Money, Honey if You Want to Get Along With Me: Money Management and Union Dissolution in Marriage and Cohabitation."
  • WP-09-09
    Mahoney, A., & Hernandez, K. M. (2009, July). "Sex through a Sacred Lens: The Longitudinal Effects of the Sanctification of Marital Sexuality."  
  • WP-10-13
    Pendry, Patricia. (2010, October). "Exploring Links between Interparental Discord, Children's Physiological Stress-System Activity, and Negative Affectivity." 
  • WP-10-09
    Warner, D. F., & Kelley-Moore, J. (2010, August). "The Social Context of Disablement Among Older Adults: Does Marital Quality Matter for Loneliness?"
    • Published in  Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
      • Warner, D. F., & Kelley-Moore, J. 2012. "The Social Context of Disablement Among Older Adults: Does Marital Quality Matter for Loneliness?" Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(1), 50-66, March 2012. doi: 10.1177/0022146512439540   

Research Briefs

  • RB-09-01
    Rinelli, L. (2009). The Coparenting Relationship: Key to Strengthening Fragile Families.
     

Data Points

Conference Posters and Presentations

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    Halpern-Meekin, S. (2010). Building us up stronger: Unmarried parents' experiences in a relationship and marriage education program. Poster presented at the Administration for Children & Families (ACF) Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference, Washington, DC (June).    
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    Krivickas, K., & Payne, K. (2009, November). Religion's Influence on Adoption Practices. Poster presented at the 72nd National Conference on Family Relations (NCFR) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.      
  • Rinelli, L. N. (2010). The Role of Father Involvement and Coparenting in the Relationship Quality of Cohabiting and Married Parents. Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Atlanta, GA (August).    
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    Rinelli, L. N. (2009). Father Involvement Over Time and Differences by Union Status: A Comparison of Mother and Father Reports. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2009 Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI (April).    
  • WP-10-09
    Warner, D. F., Hayward, M. D., & Hardy, M. (2009). Marriage And The Retirement Life Course: Working Life Table Estimates for the U.S. Population over Age 50, by Sex and Marital Status. Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI (April).
     

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