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Factors Associated with Intermarriage in the Western United States

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Publication Date: January 1989

Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Bruce A. Phillips

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Social conditions (Marriage and family life)

Keywords: American Jews; Family; Marriage

Type: Report

Coverage: Colorado California Arizona


In Jewish Population Studies 19 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1985), 111-132. This paper examines five factors associated with intermarriage in the United States: age and generation, migration, gender, remarriage and socioeconomic status. The analysis is based on population studies conducted in three communities in the Western United States (Denver, Los Angeles and Phoenix), regions where intermarriage is the highest.