“Diverging Destinies”: A Review of the Research

  • James M. RaymoEmail author
  • Miho Iwasawa
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)


“Diverging destinies” is a term used by Sara McLanahan in her 2004 presidential address to the Population Association of America to describe growing socioeconomic differentials in family behaviors associated with the second demographic transition.


Income Inequality Demographic Transition Educational Difference Marital Stability Family Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.National Institute of Population and Social Security ResearchChiyoda-KuJapan

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