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Female Labor Force Participation and Marital Instability, 1980: [United States] (ICPSR 9199)
Principal Investigator(s): Booth, Alan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; Johnson, David R., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; White, Lynn K., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; Edwards, John N., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
This data collection was designed to provide information on the effects of wives' participation in the labor force on marriage and marital instability. Measures predicting marital instability and divorce and assessing marital quality were developed. Variables include background information on respondents (age, race, sex, and household size) as well as information on earnings, commitment to work, hours worked, and occupational status.
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Booth, Alan, David R. Johnson, Lynn K. White, and John N. Edwards. Female Labor Force Participation and Marital Instability, 1980: [United States]. ICPSR09199-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-10-31. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09199.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09199.v2
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Social Security Administration
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: career goals, divorce, dual career couples, family work relationship, gender roles, life plans, marital instability, marital satisfaction, marriage, occupational status, personal finances
Geographic Coverage: United States
Time Method: Cross-sectional
Original ICPSR Release: 1989-12-15
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