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Jennifer S. Barber's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Hall, Kelli Stidham, Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2014. "The risk of unintended pregnancy among young women with mental health symptoms." Social Science & Medicine, 100: 62-71. PMCID: PMC3898511. DOI. Abstract.

Hall, Kelli Stidham, Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2014. "Stress symptoms and frequency of sexual intercourse among young women." Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(8): 1982-90. PMCID: PMC4115031. DOI. Abstract.

East, Patricia, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2014. "High Educational Aspirations Among Pregnant Adolescents Are Related to Pregnancy Unwantedness and Subsequent Parenting Stress and Inadequacy." Journal of Marriage and Family, 76(3): 652-664. DOI. Abstract.

Moreau, Caroline, Kelli Stidham Hall, James Trussell, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2013. "Effect of Prospectively-Measured Pregnancy Intention Indicators on the Consistency of Contraceptive Use among Young Women." Human Reproduction, 28(3): 642-50. PMCID: PMC3619965. DOI. Abstract.

Miller, Warren, Jennifer S. Barber, and Heather Gatny. 2013. "The effects of ambivalent fertility desires on pregnancy risk in young women in the USA." Population Studies, 67(1): 25-38. PMCID: PMC3570750. DOI. Abstract.

Jennings, Elyse Ann, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2013. "The Influence of Neighbors' Family Size Preference on Progression to High Parity Births in Rural Nepal." Studies in Family Planning, 44(1): 67-84. PMCID: PMC3621985. DOI. Abstract.

Hall, Kelli Stidham, C. Moreau, James Trussell, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2013. "Role of Young Women's Depression and Stress Symptoms in Their Weekly Use and Nonuse of Contraceptive Methods." Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(2): 241-248. PMCID: PMC3713141. DOI. Abstract.

Stidham Hall, K., C. Moreau, James Trussell, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2013. "Young women's consistency of contraceptive use - does depression or stress matter?" Contraception, 88(5): 641–649. PMCID: PMC3796023. DOI. Abstract.

East, P., N. Chien, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2012. "Adolescents' Pregnancy Intentions, Wantedness, and Regret: Cross-Lagged Relations With Mental Health and Harsh Parenting." Journal of Marriage and Family, 74(1): 167-185. PMCID: PMC3337683. DOI. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., and Patricia East. 2011. "Children's Experiences After the Unintended Birth of a Sibling." Demography, 48(1): 101-125. PMCID: PMC3313449. DOI. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, and Heather H. Gatny. 2011. "Design and Implementation of an Online Weekly Survey to Study Unintended Pregnancies." Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, 9: 327-334. PMCID: PMC3298188. Abstract. Public Access.

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2010. "Social organization and the transition from direct to indirect consumption." Social Science Research, 39(3): 357-368. PMCID: PMC2877213. DOI. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., and Patricia L. East. 2009. "Home and Parenting Resources Available to Siblings Depending on Their Birth Intention Status." Child Development, 80(3): 921-939. PMCID: PMC3070662. DOI. Abstract.

Vahratian, Anjel, Jennifer S. Barber, Jean M. Lawrence, and Catherine Kim. 2009. "Family-Planning Practices Among Women With Diabetes and Overweight and Obese Women in the 2002 National Survey for Family Growth." Diabetes Care, 32(6): 1026-1031. PMCID: PMC2681041. DOI. Abstract.

Biddlecom, Ann E., William Axinn, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2005. "Environmental effects on family size preferences and subsequent reproductive behavior in Nepal." Population and Environment, 26(3): 183-206. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Cunningham, M., Ann Beutel, Jennifer S. Barber, and Arland Thornton. 2005. "Reciprocal relationships between attitudes about gender and social contexts during young adulthood." Social Science Research, 34(4): 862-892. DOI. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., Susan A. Murphy, and N. Verbitsky. 2004. "Adjusting for Time-Varying Confounding in Survival Analysis." Sociological Methodology, 34:163-192. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William Axinn. 2004. "New Ideas and Fertility Limitation: the Role of Mass Media." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 66(5): 1180-1200. DOI. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S. 2004. "Community Social Context and Individualistic Attitudes toward Marriage." Social Psychology Quarterly, 67(3): 236-256. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., Ann E. Biddlecom, and William Axinn. 2003. "Neighborhood Social Change and Perceptions of Environmental Degradation." Population and Environment, 25(2): 77-108. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., Lisa D. Pearce, Indra Chaudhari, and Susan Gurung. 2002. "Voluntary Associations and Fertility Limitation." Social Forces, 80(4): 1369-1401. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2001. "Mass Education and Fertility Transition." American Sociological Review, 66(4): 481-505. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Barber, Jennifer S. 2001. "Ideational Influences on the Transition to Parenthood: Attitudes Towards Childbearing and Competing Alternatives." Social Psychology Quarterly, 64(2): 101-127. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S. 2001. "The Intergenerational Transmission of Age at First Birth among Married and Unmarried Men and Women." Social Science Research, 30: 219-247. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., Susan A. Murphy, William Axinn, and Jerry Maples. 2000. "Discrete-Time Multilevel Hazard Analysis." Sociological Methodology, 30: 201-235. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Barber, Jennifer S. 2000. "Intergenerational Influences on the Entry into Parenthood: Mothers' Preferences for Family and Nonfamily Behavior." Social Forces, 79(1): 319-348. Abstract.

Barber, Jennifer S., William Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1999. "Unwanted Childbearing, Health and Mother-Child Relationships." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 40(3): 231-257. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William Axinn. 1998. "The Impact of Parental Pressure for Grandchildren on Young People's Entry into Cohabitation and Marriage." Population Studies, 52(2): 129-144. DOI. Abstract.

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Arland Thornton. 1998. "The Long-Term Impact of Parents' Childbearing Decisions on Children's Self -Esteem." Demography, 35(4): 435-443. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William Axinn. 1998. "Gender Role Attitudes and Marriage Among Young Women." Sociological Quarterly, 39(1): 11-31. DOI.

Axinn, William, and Jennifer S. Barber. 1997. "Living arrangements and family formation attitudes in early adulthood." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 59(3): 595-611. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire. 1997. "The neighborhood history calendar: A data collection method designed for dynamic multilevel modeling." Sociological Methodology, 27: 355-392. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Chapters

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather H. Gatny, and Jennifer Eckerman Yarger. 2013. "Young Women's Relationships, Contraception and Unintended Pregnancy in the United States." In Fertility Rates and Population Decline: No Time For Children? edited by Ann Buchman and Anna Rotkirch. New York : Palgrave Macmillan.

Axinn, William, Dirgha Ghimire, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2008. "The influence of ideational dimensions of social change on family formation in Nepal." In International Family Change: ideational perspectives edited by Rukmalie Jayakody; Arland Thornton; William G Axinn. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William Axinn. 2005. "How do Attitudes Shape Childbearing in the United States." In The New Population Problem: Why Families in Developed Countries Are Shrinking and What it Means edited by Alan C Booth and Ann C. Crouter. Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Barber, Jennifer S., and William Axinn. 2005. "How do attitudes shape childbearing in the United States?" In The new population problem : why families in developed countries are shrinking and what it means edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter. 59-92. Mahwah, N.J: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Axinn, William, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2003. "Linking People and Land Use: A Sociological Perspective." In People and the Environment edited by J. Fox, RR Rindfuss, S Walsh, V Mishra. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Barber, Jennifer S., William Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 2002. "The Influence of Attitudes on Family Formation Processes." In Meaning and Choice: Value Orientations and Life Course Decisions edited by Ron Lesthaeghe. The Hague: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute.

PSC Reports

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny, and Paul Schulz. 2013. "Continued and On-Time Participation in a Weekly Online Survey." PSC Research Report No. 13-786. April 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Jennifer Eckerman Yarger, and Heather Gatny. 2013. "Black-White Differences in Attitudes Related to Pregnancy." PSC Research Report No. 13-787. April 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Gatny, Heather, Jennifer S. Barber, and Yasamin Kusunoki. 2013. "Young Women and Substance Use during Pregnancy: The Role of Social Support." PSC Research Report No. 13-788. April 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Heather H. Gatny, and Yasamin Kusunoki. 2012. "The Results of an Experiment: Effects of Intensive Longitudinal Data Collection on Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use." PSC Research Report No. 12-781. December 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Jennings, Elyse Ann, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2011. "The Influence of Individual and Neighbor Attitudes on Progression to Higher Parity Birth." PSC Research Report No. 11-738. May 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny, and Jennifer Eckerman Yarger. 2010. "Relationship Characteristics Predicting Unintended Pregnancies Reported in an Online Weekly Survey: Preliminary Results." PSC Research Report No. 10-702. May 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Heather Gatny, Yasamin Kusunoki, and Jennifer Eckerman Yarger. 2010. "Attitudes Predicting Pregnancies Reported in an Online Weekly Survey: Preliminary Results." PSC Research Report No. 10-704. May 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, and Heather Gatny. 2010. "Design and Implementation of an Online Weekly Survey to Study Unintended Pregnancies: Preliminary Results." PSC Research Report No. 10-705. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Kusunoki, Yasamin, Jennifer S. Barber, Heather Gatny, and Jamie Budnick. 2010. "Relationship Characteristics and Conflict Reported in an Online Weekly Survey: Preliminary Results." PSC Research Report No. 10-719. October 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny, and Jamie Budnick. 2010. "The Relationship Between Dating Conflict and Pregnancy: Preliminary Results." PSC Research Report No. 10-720. October 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Axinn, William, Jennifer S. Barber, and Ann E. Biddlecom. 2007. "Social Organization and the Transition from Direct to Indirect Consumption." PSC Research Report No. 07-618. February 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., and Patricia East. 2007. "Children's Experiences after the Unintended Birth of a Sibling." PSC Research Report No. 07-625. June 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Barber, Jennifer S., and Amie Emens. 2006. "The Intersection among Unintended, Premarital, and Teenage Childbearing in the U.S." PSC Research Report No. 06-608. September 2006. Abstract. PDF.