Thursday, May 1 / 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM   •   Maine

Session 73:
Family Composition, Instability, and Household Measurements

Chair: Cynthia A. Osborne, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Sharon Bzostek, Rutgers University

  1. Adolescents’ Perceptions of Family Belonging in StepfamiliesValarie King, Pennsylvania State University ; Lisa Boyd, Pennsylvania State University ; Maggie L. Thorsen, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Is Father Instability Always Bad for Daughters? The Relationship between Father Churning and Adolescent DepressionDaphne C. Hernandez, University of Houston ; Emily Pressler, Pennsylvania State University ; Cassandra J. Dorius, Iowa State University

  3. Who Is in the Family? Family Membership Based on Parent and Child Household MatricesWendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University ; Kelly Balistreri, Bowling Green State University

  4. Selection into and Timing of Social Fatherhood: Men Who Partner with Single MothersKimberly J. Turner, Cornell University ; Sharon Sassler, Cornell University

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