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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. ncbi request reprint Later Life Marital Dissolution and Repartnership Status: A National Portrait
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
  8. 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
  9. pmc Older Adults' Attitudes Toward Cohabitation: Two Decades of Change
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 71:755-64. 2016
  10. pmc Same-Sex and Different-Sex Cohabiting Couple Relationship Stability
    Wendy D Manning
    Sociology Department and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, 233 Williams HallBowling, Green, OH, 43403, USA
    Demography 53:937-53. 2016

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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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  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. ncbi request reprint Later Life Marital Dissolution and Repartnership Status: A National Portrait
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
    ..Our study compares two types of later life marital dissolution that occur after age 50-divorce and widowhood-and their associations with repartnership status (i.e., remarried, cohabiting, or unpartnered)...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Older Adults' Attitudes Toward Cohabitation: Two Decades of Change
    Susan L Brown
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 71:755-64. 2016
    ..Our study tracks cohort change in the attitudes of adults aged 50 and older toward cohabitation from 1994 to 2012...
  10. pmc Same-Sex and Different-Sex Cohabiting Couple Relationship Stability
    Wendy D Manning
    Sociology Department and Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, 233 Williams HallBowling, Green, OH, 43403, USA
    Demography 53:937-53. 2016
    ..The findings contribute to a growing literature on health and well-being of same-sex couples and provide a broader understanding of family life. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Antecedents of Gray Divorce: A Life Course Perspective
    I Fen Lin
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
    ..Guided by a life course perspective, our study examined whether key later life turning points are related to gray divorce...
  12. 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...
  13. 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. ..