Session 144:
Union Dissolution, The Family, and Social Change

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Room 413
Level 4

Chair: Megan M. Sweeney, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Nicholas H. Wolfinger, University of Utah

  1. Divorce in Europe: A Comparative Study between France, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland Using Fertility and Family Surveys in the 1990sLaurence Charton, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg

  2. Individual and Structural Determinants of Marital Stability: Matchmaking, Gender Ratio, and Modernization in CambodiaPatrick Heuveline, University of Chicago; Bunnak Poch, University of Chicago

  3. The Third Great Wave of Social Change: Public Policy and the FamilyPeter McDonald, Australian National University

  4. Marital Dissolution in Japan - Recent Trends and PatternsJames Raymo, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Miho Iwasawa, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan; Larry Bumpass, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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