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Gender and Casual Sex from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: Social and Life Course Correlates
The prevalence of casual sexual activity among teens and emerging adults has led to much public attention. Yet limited research has investigated whether the number of casual sexual partners per year changes as ...
A Collective Effort to Improve Sociology Students’ Writing Skills
Nationwide, academic sociologists at all types of higher education institutions face the challenge of working to improve students’ writing skills. In this article, we describe a collective effort by a group of faculty ...
Religiosity and the Transition to Nonmarital Fertility
Nonmarital parity is associated with several negative outcomes, including health problems, educational problems, and poverty. Understanding the risk and protective factors associated with nonmarital parenthood can inform ...
Young Adult Casual Sexual Behavior: Life-Course-Specific Motivations and Consequences
Most young adults have had some casual sex experience. However, it is important to understand the motivations for such behavior. We investigate the motivations for and consequences of casual sex using a life-course ...