Working Paper Series 2012

Working papers written by faculty affiliates, researchers, and advanced graduate students examining family structure topics of interest to family scholars, policy makers, and practitioners.
  • WP-12-12
    Powell, B., Carr Steelman, L., Pizmony-Levy, O. (October 2012). "Transformation or Continuity in Americans' Definition of Family: A Research Note."
  • Research presented at the following...
    • "Changing Counts, Counting Change: Toward a More Inclusive Definition of Family." American Sociological Association, Denver, CO. (2012).
    • "How Americans Think and Feel about Families." Work and Family Network, New York, NY. (2012).
    • "Counted Out: Same-Sex Relations and Americans’ Definitions of Family."
      • Williams Institute, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. (2012).
      • University of Connecticut. (2012).
      • Broom Center for Demography, University of California, Santa Barbara. (2012).
      • Northwestern University. (2011).
      • North Central Sociological Association, Cleveland, OH. (2011).
      • University of Pennsylvania. (2010).
    • "‘Family' Divided: Conflicting Visions of ‘the American Family.’" American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV. (2011).
    • "Race, Gender, and Marital Opportunities: Remarks Regarding ‘Is Marriage for White People.’" (panelist). Indiana University Maurer Law School. (2012).
    • "Change or Continuity in Americans’ Definition of Family." National Center for Family & Marriage Research Conference, New Approaches to the Measurement of Children’s Family Structure, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH. (2011).
    • "When Minorities Become Majorities and Majorities Become Minorities." Council on Contemporary Families, Chicago, IL. (2011).
    • "Same-Sex Marriage and the Future of DOMA: Law, Politics, Federalism, and Families." (panelist). Indiana University Maurer Law School. (2011).
  • WP-12-11
    Stykes, J. B., Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. (October 2012). "Estimating Nonresident Fatherhood: Evidence from the CPS, NSFG, and SIPP."
    • Stykes, J. B., Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. 2013. "Nonresident Fathers and Formal Child Support: Evidence from the CPS, NSFG, and SIPP." Demographic Research, 29(46), 1299-1330. December 13, 2013. doi: 4054/DemRes.2013.29.46
      Special Recognition as an "Editor's Choice." 
  • WP-12-10
    WP-13-02
    (Revised May 2013)
    Geller, A. (May 2013). "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families.
    • Geller, A. (2013). "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families." Journal of Marriage and Family, 75(5), 1288-1303. doi:10.1111/jomf.12056
    • Geller, A., Garfinkel, I., & Western, B. (2011). "Paternal Incarceration and Support for Children in Fragile Families." Demography, 48:25–47. DOI 10.1007/s13524-010-0009-9
    • Presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. (May 2012).
      • Geller, A., & Garfinkel, I. October 2012. "Paternal Incarceration and Father Involvement in Fragile Families."
  • WP-12-09
    Tach, L. (September 2012). "Family Complexity, Childbearing, and Parenting Stress: A Comparison of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Experiences."
    • Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) 2011 fall research conference, Washington DC. (November 2011).
       
  • WP-12-08
    Porter, L., & King, R. D. (September 2012). "Reconsidering the Relationship between Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency."
    • Porter, L. C., & King, R. D. (2015). “Absent Fathers or Absent Variables? A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 52(3):414-443.
    • Porter, L. C., & King, R. D. (2014). "Absent Fathers or Absent Variables: A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency." Sage Journals, 1-30. doi:10.1177/0022427814552080
    • Presented with Lauren Porter at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2012 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. "A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency."
    • Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meetings in Washington, DC. (2011). "Paternal Incarceration and Childhood Wellbeing: Spurious or Causal Association."
  • WP-12-07
    Barnett, M. A. (September 2012). "Extended Family Support Networks of Mexican American Mothers of Toddlers."
    • Barnett, M. A., Mortensen, J. A., & Gonzalez, H. (2104). "Grandmother Involvement in Mexican American Families: Implications for Transborder Relationships and Maternal Psychological Distress." Journal of Family Issues. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X14560631
  • WP-12-06
    WP-13-01 (Revised January 2013)
    Turney, K., & Wildeman, C. (June 2012). "Redefining Relationships: Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting."
    • Turney, K., & Wildeman, C. (2013). "Redefining Relationships: Explaining the Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting." American Sociological Review, 78(6):949-979. doi: 10.1177/0003122413505589
  • WP-12-05
    Moorman, S. M., & Inoue, M. (March 2012). "Romantic Relationship Quality and Knowledge of a Partner's End-of-Life Preferences.
    • Moorman, S. M., Carr, D., & Boerner, K. (2014). "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health, 26(6): 969-992. doi: 10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Moorman, S. M., & Inoue, M. 2012. "Persistent Problems In End-of-Life Planning Among Young- and Middle-aged American Couples." Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 68(1), 97-106. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs103
  • WP-12-04
    WP-13-03 (Revised March 2013)
    Brown, S. L., & Lin, I.-F. March 2012. "The Gray Divorce Revolution: Rising Divorce among Middle-aged and Older Adults, 1990-2010."
    • Brown, S. L., & Lin, I.-F. (2012). "The Gray Divorce Revolution: Rising Divorce Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults, 1990-2010." The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 67(6): 731-741. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbs089
      • Named in "Most Read Articles During June 2013" in The Journals of Gerontology.
  • WP-12-03
    Moorman, S. (March 2012). "Age, Self-Reported Health, and End-of-Life Planning among Young and Middle-Aged American Couples."
    • Moorman, S. (2014). "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. doi:10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Moorman, S. (2013). "Predicting a Partner's End-of-Life Preferences, or Substituting One's Own?" Journal of Marriage and Family, 75(3): 734-745. doi:10.1111/jomf.12030
    • Presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. (November 2011).
  • WP-12-02
    Hernandez, D. C., Pressler, E., Dorius, C., & Stamps Mitchell, K. (February 2012). "Family Structure Transitions and Overweight Status in Young Adulthood: Differences by Sex and Family Structure at Birth."
    • Hernandez, D. C., Reesor, L. M., & Murillo, R. (2017). "Food Insecurity and Adult Overweight/Obesity: Gender and Race/Ethnic Disparities." Appetite, 117: 373-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2017.07.010
    • Hernandez, D. C., Pressler, E., Dorius, C., & Stamps Mitchell, K. (2014). "Does Family Instability Make Girls Fat? Gender Differences Between Instability and Weight." Journal of Marriage and Family, 76(1): 175-190. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12080
  • WP-12-01
    Carr, D. (February 2012). "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Advance Care Planning: Identifying Subgroup Patterns and Obstacles."
    • Carr, D. (2014). "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. doi:10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Carr, D. (2012). "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Advance Care Planning: Identifying Subgroup Patterns and Obstacles." Journal of Aging and Health, 24(6) 923-947. doi:10.1177/0898264312449185
    • Presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. (November 2011).
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