A peek inside the black box: What marriage means for poor unmarried parents

Kathryn Edin, Maria J. Kefalas, Joanna M. Reed

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1007-1014
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Marriage and Family
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anthropology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


  • Cohabitation
  • Disadvantage
  • Family formation
  • Marriage
  • Meaning
  • Norms

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