The Implications of Multiple Partner Fertility for Efforts to Promote Marriage in Programs Serving Low-Income Mothers and Fathers
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Paula Roberts
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
The eleventh in a series on Couples and Marriage Research Policy, this brief summarizes what is known about multiplepartner fertility in fragile families, discusses the implications for efforts to promote healthy marriage in this population, and suggests major issues for policy makers andhealthy marriage programs in addressing the needs of targeted couples.