Thursday, June 14 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Spelbomskan

Session 19:
Step families

Chair: Mare Ainsaar, University of Tartu

  1. Older divorced and widowed parents’ decisions at the start of a new partner relationship: monitoring and anticipating children's behaviors and attitudes. Results from quantitative and qualitative research Jenny Gierveld, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Eva-Maria Merz, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI);

  2. Two-home residents: long-lasting or transitory family situation? The case of France Sophie Pennec, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Laurent Toulemon, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED);

  3. Entangled in a complex network of family relationships: the quality of the stepparent-stepchild relationship within different custody arrangements following parental divorce Gray Swicewood, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sofie Vanassche, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Koen Matthijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven;

  4. Growing up in a blended family or a step family. What is the impact on education? Donna K. Ginther, University of Kansas; Marianne Sundström, Swedish Institute for Social Research;

  5. Family structure, parent sex and children’s emotional well-being Jani Turunen, Stockholm University;

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