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Moving in together and marrying for the first time

A comparison between European countries
  • Barbara Elisabeth FuldaEmail author
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Abstract

Family life has changed. While the standardized life courses of men and women during the “Golden Thirties” has been replaced by a magnitude of different lifestyles, politicians struggle with the development of adequate reactions. Meanwhile lifestyles continue to diversify.

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Birth Cohort Marriage Rate Parental Home Labor Market Regulation Welfare Regime 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für SoziologieTU ChemnitzChemnitzGermany

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