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The Proximate Determinants of Educational Homogamy: The Effects of First Marriage, Marital Dissolution, Remarriage, and Educational Upgrading

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  • Robert Mare

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    Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 629-650

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