Grandma and Child

The Explaining Family Change Project is now complete. Below is our final report to NICHD and the key publications from the project.
Explaining Family Change - Final Report
August 18, 2008
Intergenerational Caregiving. 2008. edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Suzanne M. Bianchi, and Judith A. Seltzer, is available from the Urban Institute Press (ISBN 978-0-87766-747-6, paper, 420 pages, $29.50)
Johnson-Hanks, Jenna, Christine Bachrach, S. Philip Morgan, Hans-Peter Kohler (Forthcoming). Understanding Family Change and Variation: Structure, Conjuncture, and Action. New York, Springer.
Seltzer, J. A., C. A. Bachrach, et al. (2005). "Explaining Family Change and Variation:Challenges for Family Demographers." Journal of Marriage and the Family 67(Nov.): 908-25.
Selected unpublished articles prepared for EFC conferences on unions (2006-2007):
Scott M. Stanley, Galena Kline Rhoades and Sarah W. Whitton, Different Slopes for Different Folks: A Psychology Perspective on Union Formation, Relationship Quality, and Couple Dissolution
Pamela J. Smock, Lynne M. Casper and Jessica Wyse, Economics, Culture, and Heterosexual Cohabitation in the United States: Current Knowledge and Future Directions for Research
Multidisciplinary Handbook of Change and Variation in Romantic Unions
Gary J. Gates and M. V. Lee Badgett, Gay and Lesbian Families: A research agenda - September 2006 DRAFT
Peter D. Brandon, Utilizing Relationship Matrices to Study Romantic Unions: A Cross-Country Comparison with tables
Jennifer L. Glass, Economic Transformation, Work-Family Issues, and Marriage
Rachel Kranton, An Economic View of Culture, Identity, and Family Change
Ron Lesthaeghe and Lisa Neidert, Household Formation and the "Second Demographic Transition" in Europe and the US: Insights from Middle Range Models.
Wendy D. Manning, Peggy C. Giordano and Monica A. Longmore, Adolescent Dating Relationships: Implications for Understanding Adult Unions
Steven L. Nock, Signaling the Value of Marriage
Naomi Quinn, An Anthropological Perspective on Marriage
R. Kelly Raley and Megan M. Sweeney, Chapter 4: What Explains Race and Ethnic Variation in Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce, and Nonmarital Fertility?
Aloysius Siow, Economic Theories of Union Formation