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

Full June 2018 Issue Also Now Available


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 June 2018 issue (Volume 80, Issue 3) is now available for subscribers and features articles on the topics of mate selection; the health benefits of marriage; parental decision-making; wage distribution based on gender or fatherhood; grandparents' later life networks; and more. Two articles are currently open to the general public.

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New early-view articles available for subscribers include:

Brief Reports

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

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

Understanding Sterilization Regret in the United States: The Role of Relationship Context
Mieke C. W. Eeckhaut and Megan M. Sweeney
Published online: May 17, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12500

A Longitudinal Examination of Housing Hardships Among Urban Fathers
Amanda Geller and Marah A. Curtis
Published online: May 17, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12492


Original Articles

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

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

Conceptualizing Childbearing Ambivalence: A Social and Dynamic Perspective
Christie Sennott and Sara Yeatman
Published online: May 9, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12489

Mothers' Partnerships, Men in the Home, and Adolescents' Secondary Exposure to Violence
Robert Crosnoe, Haley Stritzel, Chelsea Smith, and Shannon E. Cavanagh
Published online: May 12, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12493

The Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Roles: Children's Contribution to Housework in Germany
Julia Cordero-Coma and Gøsta Esping-Andersen
Published online: May 12, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12497

Mothers' and Fathers' Well-Being in Parenting Across the Arch of Child Development
Ann Meier, Kelly Musick, Jocelyn Fischer, and Sarah Flood
Published online: May 15, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12491

Serial Cohabitation in Young Adulthood: Baby Boomers to Millennials
Kasey J. Eickmeyer and Wendy D. Manning
Published online: May 18, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12495

Motherhood Penalties and Living Arrangements in China
Jia Yu and Yu Xie
Published online: May 22,2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12496

Maternal Age and Offspring's Educational Attainment
Samuel H. Fishman and Stella Min
Published online: May 22, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12490

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