Session 66:
Marriage Formation in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Thursday, April 15
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Cumberland C
Exhibition Level

Chair: Caren Arbeit, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Berna M. Torr, California State University, Fullerton

  1. The Decline in Marriage: An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis, Israel 1961-1994Jona Schellekens, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Moshe Ophir, Bar-Ilan University; David Gliksberg, Hebrew University

  2. Trends of Marital Age Homogamy in China, 1960-2005: A Marriage Cohort PerspectiveZheng Mu, University of Michigan; Yu Xie, University of Michigan

  3. Educational Differentials in Rates and Probabilities of First Marriage for Taiwanese Women Born in 1879-1991Yi-chuan Chang, National Taiwan University

  4. The Marital Behavior of Single Mothers in Comparative PerspectiveChristina M. Gibson-Davis, Duke University

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