SARA contact MCLANAHAN
Affiliation: Princeton University
- Diverging destinies: how children are faring under the second demographic transitionSara McLanahan
Department of Sociology, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 265 Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Demography 41:607-27. 2004..I contend that Americans should be concerned about the growing disparity in parental resources and that the government can do more to close the gap between rich and poor children...
- The mental health of married, cohabiting, and non-coresident parents with infantsMichelle DeKlyen
Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1836-41. 2006..We compared recent parents (married, cohabiting, not cohabiting but romantically involved, and not romantically involved) to examine the association between mental health problems and relationship status...
- Union formation in fragile familiesMarcia Carlson
Columbia University, School of Social Work, 622 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
Demography 41:237-61. 2004....
- The living arrangements of new unmarried mothersWendy Sigle-Rushton
ESRC Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
Demography 39:415-33. 2002..We also find that mothers' choices of living arrangements are significantly related to parents' human capital, the quality of their relationship, and the cost of housing...
- Racial and ethnic differentials in overweight and obesity among 3-year-old childrenRachel Tolbert Kimbro
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Am J Public Health 97:298-305. 2007..We estimated racial/ethnic differences in overweight and obesity in a national sample of 3-year-olds from urban, low-income families and assessed possible determinants of differences...
- Child gender and father involvement in fragile familiesShelly Lundberg
Department of Economics and Center for Research on Families, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 3330, USA
Demography 44:79-92. 2007..This pattern supports an interpretation of child gender effects based on parental beliefs about the importance of fathers for the long-term development of sons...