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Journal of Marriage and Family Early-View Articles for May 2018


The Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF), published by NCFR, has been the leading research journal in the family field for more than 70 years.

New early-view articles are available for subscribers of the Journal of Marriage and Family include:

Brief Reports

Divorce Chinese Style
Li Ma, Jani Turunen, and Ester Rizzi
Published online: May 7, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12484

Ties That Bind? Comparing Kin Support Availability for Mothers of Mixed-Race and Monoracial Infants
Jenifer L. Bratter and Ellen M. Whitehead
Published online: April 30, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12485  

Original Articles

Gender Equality and Restless Sleep Among Partnered Europeans
David J. Maume, Belinda Hewitt, and Leah Ruppanner
Published online: May 8, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12488

What Explains the Decline in First Marriage in the United States? Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, 1969 to 2013
Daniel Schneider, Kristen Harknett, and Matthew Stimpson
Published online: May 8, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12481

Crossing Boundaries: “Some College,” Schools, and Educational Assortative Mating
David McClendon
Published online: May 2, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12482

Public Child-Care Expansion and Changing Gender Ideologies of Parents in Germany
Gundula Zoch and Pia S. Schober
Published online: May 3, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12486

Fertility Behavior of Interracial Couples
Kate H. Choi and Rachel E. Goldberg
Published online: May 3, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12483

Paternity Leave-Taking and Father Engagement
Richard J. Petts and Chris Knoester
Published online: May 3, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12494

Neighborhood Physical Disorder and Early Delinquency Among Urban Children
Sarah Gold and Lenna Nepomnyaschy
Published online: May 3, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12487


Published online: May 2, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12502

This article corrects:
Status or Access? The Impact of Marriage on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Community Change
Vol. 80, Issue 2, 367–382, Published online: March 12, 2018