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."
    • Published in  Demographic Research.
      • 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
Named one of the very best published papers in Volume 29 of Demographic Research!
  • WP-12-10
    WP-13-02
    (Revised May 2013)
    Geller, A. (May 2013). "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families."
    • Published in  Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families." Journal of Marriage and Family, 75(5), 1288-1303. October 2013. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12056
    • 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."
    • Published in Sage Journals.
      • 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) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, (May 2012).
      • "A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency." Presented with Lauren Porter at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. May 2012.
    • Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meetings in Washington, DC. (2011).
      • "Paternal Incarceration and Childhood Wellbeing: Spurious or Causal Association." Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meetings in Washington, D.C. 2011.
  • WP-12-07
    Barnett, M. A. (September 2012). "Extended Family Support Networks of Mexican American Mothers of Toddlers."
  • WP-12-06
    WP-13-01 (Revised January 2013)
    Turney, K., & Wildeman, C. (June 2012). "Redefining Relationships: Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting."
  • WP-12-05
    Moorman, S. M., & Inoue, M. (March 2012). "Romantic Relationship Quality and Knowledge of a Partner's End-of-Life Preferences."
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Moorman, S. M., Carr, D., & Boerner, K. 2014. Published as "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. September 2014. Volume 26, No. 6 969-992.
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Moorman, S. M., Carr, D., & Boerner, K. 2014. "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. June 2, 2014. doi: 10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Published in Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences.
      • 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."
  • WP-12-03
    Moorman, S. (March 2012). "Age, Self-Reported Health, and End-of-Life Planning among Young and Middle-Aged American Couples."
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Moorman, S. 2014. "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. June 2, 2014. doi:10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • Moorman, S. 2013. "Predicting a Partner's End-of-Life Preferences, or Substituting One's Own?" Journal of Marriage and Family. May 20, 2013. 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."
    • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • 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. January 13, 2014. 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."
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Carr, D. 2014. "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. June 2, 2014. doi: 10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. (November 2011).
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health,
      • 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. September 2012. doi: 10.1177/0898264312449185


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