Journal of Marriage and Family

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Edited By: R. Kelly Raley

Impact Factor: 1.77

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 12/142 (Sociology); 12/40 (Family Studies)

Online ISSN: 1741-3737

Associated Title(s): Family Relations, Journal of Family Theory & Review

Virtual Issues

Virtual Issues from Journal of Marriage and Family

Highly Cited JMF Articles 2001-2010,

Published: 21 Apr 2011

Introduction: For nearly 75 years, Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF) has been the leading research journal in the field of family studies. In recognition of this tradition, the journal's editorial team is pleased to present this virtual issue, comprised of the twenty most highly cited JMF articles published in the past decade, 2001-2010. These articles represent the multidisciplinary breadth of JMF and its commitment to publishing significant contributions using a variety of methods.

Four Decades of Trends in Attitudes Toward Family Issues in the United States: The 1960s Through the 1990s
Arland Thornton and Linda Young-DeMarco

Working with Missing Values
Alan C. Acock

The Deinstitutionalization of American Marriage
Andrew J. Cherlin

Beyond the Nuclear Family: The Increasing Importance of Multigenerational Bonds
Vern L. Bengtson

Children's Time with Fathers in Intact Families
W. Jean Yeung, John F. Sandberg, Pamela E. Davis-Kean and Sandra L. Hofferth

How American Children Spend Their Time
Sandra L. Hofferth and John F. Sandberg

Are All Dads Equal? Biology Versus Marriage as a Basis for Paternal Investment
Sandra L. Hofferth and Kermyt G. Anderson

Physical Discipline and Behavior Problems in African American, European American, and Hispanic Children: Emotional Support as a Moderator
Vonnie C. McLoyd and Julia Smith

The Effects of Work Demands and Resources on Work-To-Family Conflict and Facilitation
Patricia Voydanoff

Family Structure and Children's Behavioral and Cognitive Outcomes
Marcia J. Carlson and Mary E. Corcoran

Work, Family, and Mental Health: Testing Different Models Of Work-Family Fit
Joseph G. Grzywacz and Brenda L. Bass

Parenting Practices, Child Adjustment, and Family Diversity
Paul R. Amato and Frieda Fowler

Parenting in Context: Impact of Neighborhood Poverty, Residential Stability, Public Services, Social Networks, and Danger on Parental Behaviors
Ellen E. Pinderhughes, Robert Nix, E. Michael Foster and Damon Jones, The Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group

The Effects of Early Maternal Employment on Later Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes
Wen-Jui Han, Jane Waldfogel and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

Sociological Ambivalence and Family Ties: A Critical Perspective
Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Julie Ann McMullin

Family Structure and Child Well-Being: The Significance of Parental Cohabitation
Susan L. Brown

The Transmission of Marital Instability Across Generations: Relationship Skills or Commitment to Marriage?
Paul R. Amato and Danelle D. DeBoer

Adolescent Well-Being in Cohabiting, Married, and Single-Parent Families
Wendy D. Manning and Kathleen A. Lamb

Correlates in Children's Experiences of Parents' Racial Socialization Behaviors
Diane Hughes and Deborah Johnson

High Hopes but Even Higher Expectations: The Retreat From Marriage Among Low-Income Couples
Christina M. Gibson-Davis, Kathryn Edin and Sara McLanahan