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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

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Pamela Smock

Smock says rising age of marriage in U.S. reflects new family formation trends

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Census: South, West lead US in marriages, divorces" - Forbes. 08/25/2011.

Pamela Smock comments on Census Bureau findings that the median age of first marriage has risen significantly in the U.S. over the past 40 years. She attributes the increase to changing family formation behaviors, including cohabitation.

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