Session 73:
Family Composition, Instability, and Household Measurements

Thursday, May 1
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
5th Floor

Chair: Cynthia A. Osborne, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Sharon Bzostek, Rutgers University

  1. Adolescents’ Perceptions of Family Belonging in StepfamiliesValarie King, Pennsylvania State University; Lisa Boyd, Pennsylvania State University; Maggie L. Thorsen, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Is Father Instability Always Bad for Daughters? The Relationship between Father Churning and Adolescent DepressionDaphne C. Hernandez, University of Houston; Emily Pressler, Pennsylvania State University; Cassandra J. Dorius, Iowa State University

  3. Who Is in the Family? Family Membership Based on Parent and Child Household MatricesWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University; Kelly Balistreri, Bowling Green State University

  4. Selection into and Timing of Social Fatherhood: Men Who Partner with Single MothersKimberly J. Turner, Cornell University; Sharon Sassler, Cornell University

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