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Sibship Characteristics and Transition to First Marriage in Taiwan: Explaining Gender Asymmetries

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  • Wei-hsin Yu

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  • Kuo-hsien Su

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  • Chi-Tsun Chiu

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Population Research and Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 609-636

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:31:y:2012:i:4:p:609-636

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    Keywords: Marriage timing; Sibship characteristics; Gender; Chinese family norms;

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    1. Felicia Tian, 2013. "Transition to First Marriage in Reform-Era Urban China: The Persistent Effect of Education in a Period of Rapid Social Change," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 529-552, August.

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