Susan L Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Bowling Green State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of union type on psychological well-being: depression among cohabitors versus marrieds
    S L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 41:241-55. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The significance of nonmarital cohabitation: marital status and mental health benefits among middle-aged and older adults
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, 222 Williams Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S21-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohabitation among older adults: a national portrait
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S71-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Family structure transitions and adolescent well-being
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, 239 Williams Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 43:447-61. 2006
  5. pmc Family boundary ambiguity and the measurement of family structure: the significance of cohabitation
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 46:85-101. 2009
  6. pmc The gray divorce revolution: rising divorce among middle-aged and older adults, 1990-2010
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 0222, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:731-41. 2012
  7. pmc Unmarried Boomers confront old age: a national portrait
    I Fen Lin
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 0222, USA
    Gerontologist 52:153-65. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint A decomposition of trends in poverty among children of immigrants
    Jennifer Van Hook
    Center for Family and Demographic Research, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 41:649-70. 2004
  9. pmc Spatially structured population dynamics in feral oilseed rape
    Michael J Crawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1909-16. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of union type on psychological well-being: depression among cohabitors versus marrieds
    S L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 41:241-55. 2000
    ..Longitudinal analyses that correct for selection bias confirm that the lower levels of well-being characterizing cohabitors are not due to the types of people who choose to cohabit...
  2. ncbi request reprint The significance of nonmarital cohabitation: marital status and mental health benefits among middle-aged and older adults
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, 222 Williams Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S21-9. 2005
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  3. ncbi request reprint Cohabitation among older adults: a national portrait
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S71-9. 2006
    ..In order to begin building a conceptual framework, we provide a descriptive portrait of older adult cohabitors, emphasizing how they compare to older remarrieds and unpartnereds...
  4. ncbi request reprint Family structure transitions and adolescent well-being
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, 239 Williams Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 43:447-61. 2006
    ..Formalization of a cohabiting stepfamily through marriage did not translate into any appreciable benefits for adolescent well-being...
  5. pmc Family boundary ambiguity and the measurement of family structure: the significance of cohabitation
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 46:85-101. 2009
    ..Family boundary ambiguity presents an important measurement challenge for family scholars...
  6. pmc The gray divorce revolution: rising divorce among middle-aged and older adults, 1990-2010
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 0222, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:731-41. 2012
    ..Our study documents how the divorce rate among persons aged 50 and older has changed between 1990 and 2010 and identifies the sociodemographic correlates of divorce among today's middle-aged and older adults...
  7. pmc Unmarried Boomers confront old age: a national portrait
    I Fen Lin
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 0222, USA
    Gerontologist 52:153-65. 2012
    ..Our study provides a national portrait of the Baby Boom generation, paying particular attention to the heterogeneity among unmarried Boomers and whether it operates similarly among women versus men...
  8. ncbi request reprint A decomposition of trends in poverty among children of immigrants
    Jennifer Van Hook
    Center for Family and Demographic Research, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 41:649-70. 2004
    ..The relative increase in poverty for immigrant versus native children owes largely to the divergence between immigrant and native families in racial/ethnic composition, parental education, and employment...
  9. pmc Spatially structured population dynamics in feral oilseed rape
    Michael J Crawley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1909-16. 2004
    ..g. winter rainfall) that affects the motorway as a whole...

Research Grants2

  1. Union Transitions and Cohabitation among Older Adults
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Children's Developmental Outcomes in Cohabiting Unions
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By incorporating a developmental perspective, I will be better equipped to address how and why newly emerging family structures such as cohabitation influence children's lives. ..