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Why are cohabiting relationships more violent than marriages?


  • Catherine Kenney


  • Sara McLanahan


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  • Catherine Kenney & Sara McLanahan, 2006. "Why are cohabiting relationships more violent than marriages?," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 43(1), pages 127-140, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:43:y:2006:i:1:p:127-140
    DOI: 10.1353/dem.2006.0007

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    1. Juan D. Barón, 2010. "La violencia de pareja en Colombia y sus regiones," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL Y URBANA 007056, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
    2. 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.
    3. Juan D. Barón, 2010. "La violencia de pareja en Colombia y sus regiones," Documentos de trabajo sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 128, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    4. Brienna Perelli-Harris, 2014. "How Similar are Cohabiting and Married Parents? Second Conception Risks by Union Type in the United States and Across Europe," European Journal of Population, Springer;European Association for Population Studies, vol. 30(4), pages 437-464, November.
    5. 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.
    6. 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..
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    8. 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.
    9. Brienna Perelli-Harris & Theodore Gerber, 2011. "Nonmarital Childbearing in Russia: Second Demographic Transition or Pattern of Disadvantage?," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 48(1), pages 317-342, February.

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