April 2018 Issue of Journal of Marriage and Family Now Available

Plus New Early-View Articles on Educational Assortative Mating, the Role of Grandparents, and More



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.

The April 2018 issue (Volume 80, Issue 2) is now available for subscribers and features articles on the topics of immigrant and cross-national families; gender and sexual minority families and youth; family structure and union transitions; parental incarceration; and more. Two articles are currently open to the general public.

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Recently published Early-View Articles available to subscribers include:

Family Characteristics and Mate Selection: Evidence From Computer-Assisted Dating in Japan
Wei-hsin Yu and Ekaterina Hertog
Published online: March 25, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12473

Does Adherence to Masculine Norms Shape Fathering Behavior?
Richard J. Petts, Kevin M. Shafer, and Lee Essig
Published online: March 22, 2018 | doi:0.1111/jomf.12476

Educational Assortative Mating and Income Dynamics in Couples: A Longitudinal Dyadic Perspective
Yue Qian
Published online: March 9, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12470

Backup Parents, Playmates, Friends: Grandparents' Time With Grandchildren
Rachel E. Dunifon, Christopher E. Near, and Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest
Published online: March 5, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12472

Do the Health Benefits of Marriage Depend on the Likelihood of Marriage?
Dmitry Tumin and Hui Zheng
Published online: March 1, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12471

If you're an NCFR member who subscribes to the Journal of Marriage and Familylog in to the NCFR website and visit our JMF access webpage to read the full text of these articles on the website of our journal publisher, Wiley Blackwell.

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Not subscribed to JMF? The February 2018 issue is free and open to the public as a sample issue.