What a Decade of Research on Stepfamilies Tells Us About this Diverse Family Form

Stepfamilies are complex. Research from the last decade highlights the diversity of stepfamilies in the United States, how they differ from other family types, their varied pathways to formation, and the data-related challenges in producing estimates of these characteristics. This video features reflections from MAST Center affiliate Karen Benjamin Guzzo, PhD, director of the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.

This video summarizes findings from our brief on data-related challenges in measuring stepfamilies, ongoing research gaps, and implications for HMRE programs, from our experts at the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University.

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