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Why are cohabiting relationships more violent than marriages?


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  • Catherine Kenney


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Demography.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 127-140

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:43:y:2006:i:1:p:127-140

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    1. Huang, Chien-Chung & Wang, Lih-Rong & Warrener, Corinne, 2010. "Effects of domestic violence on behavior problems of preschool-aged children: Do maternal mental health and parenting mediate the effects?," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(10), pages 1317-1323, October.
    2. Brienna Perelli-Harris & Theodore P. Gerber, 2009. "Non-marital childbearing in Russia: second demographic transition or pattern of disadvantage?," MPIDR Working Papers WP-2009-007, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.
    3. Kate S. Adkins & Claire M. Kamp Dush, 2008. "Implications Of Violent And Controlling Unions For Mothers’ Mental Health And Leaving," Working Papers 1084, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing..
    4. Juan D. Barón, 2010. "La violencia de pareja en Colombia y sus regiones," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL 007056, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
    5. Brienna Perelli-Harris & Theodore Gerber, 2011. "Nonmarital Childbearing in Russia: Second Demographic Transition or Pattern of Disadvantage?," Demography, Springer, vol. 48(1), pages 317-342, February.
    6. Huang, Chien-Chung & Postmus, Judy L. & Vikse, Juliann H. & Wang, Lih-Rong, 2013. "Economic abuse, physical violence, and union formation," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 780-786.


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