Research

In press

Turney, Kristin. In press. “The Unequal Consequences of Mass Incarceration for Children.” Demography.

Turney, Kristin, and Daniel J. Schneider. In press. “Incarceration and Household Asset Ownership.” Demography.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. In press. “Mental and Physical Health of Children in Foster Care.” Pediatrics.

Turney, Kristin, and Britni L. Adams. In press. “Considering Risk and Resiliency among Children of Incarcerated Parents.” In L. M. Burton, D. Burton, S. M. McHale, V. King, and J. Van Hook (Eds.), Boys and Men in African American Families. New York: Springer.

Turney, Kristin, Britni L. Adams, Emma Conner, Rebecca Goodsell, and Janet Muñiz. In press. “Challenges and Opportunities for Conducting Research on Children of Incarcerated Fathers.” Sociological Studies of Children & Youth.

Hardie, Jessica Halliday, and Kristin Turney. In press. “The Intergenerational Consequences of Parental Health Limitations.” Journal of Marriage and Family.

2016

Wildeman, Christopher, Kristin Turney, and Youngmin Yi. 2016. “Paternal Incarceration and Family Functioning: Variation Across Federal, State, and Local Facilities.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 665:80-97.

Halpern-Meekin, Sarah, and Kristin Turney. 2016. “Relationship Churning and Parenting Stress among Mothers and Fathers.” Journal of Marriage and Family 78:715-729.

2015

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Beyond Average Effects: Incorporating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects into Research on Family Life.” Journal of Family Theory & Review 7:468–481.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Liminal Men: Incarceration and Relationship Dissolution.” Social Problems 62:499–528.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2015. “Self-Reported Health among Recently Incarcerated Mothers.” American Journal of Public Health 105:2014–2020.

Turney, Kristin, and Sara McLanahan. 2015. “The Academic Consequences of Early Childhood Problem Behaviors.” Social Science Research 54:131–145.

Schneider, Daniel, and Kristin Turney. 2015. “Incarceration and Black-White Inequality in Homeownership: A State-level Analysis.” Social Science Research 53:403–414.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Paternal Incarceration and Children’s Food Insecurity: A Consideration of Variation and Mechanisms.” Social Service Review 89:335–367.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Hopelessly Devoted? Relationship Quality During and After Incarceration.” Journal of Marriage and Family 77:480–495.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2015. “Detrimental for Some? Heterogeneous Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Child Wellbeing.” Criminology & Public Policy 14:125–156.

2014

Turney, Kristin, and Anna Haskins. 2014. “Falling Behind? Children’s Early Grade Retention after Paternal Incarceration.” Sociology of Education 87:241–258.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Stress Proliferation Across Generations? Examining the Relationship between Parental Incarceration and Childhood Health.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55:302–319.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “The Intergenerational Consequences of Mass Incarceration: Implications for Children’s Co-residence and Contact with Grandparents.” Social Forces 93:299–327.

Wildeman, Christopher, and Kristin Turney. 2014. “Positive, Negative, or Null? The Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Children’s Behavioral Problems.” Demography 51:1041–1068.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “The Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Maternal Neglect and Harsh Parenting.” Social Forces 92:1607–1636.

Cherng, Hua-Yu Sebastian, Kristin Turney, and Grace Kao. 2014. “Less Socially Engaged? Participation in Extracurricular and Friendship Activities among Racial/Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Adolescents.” Teachers College Record 116:1–28.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Incarceration and Social Inequality: Challenges and Directions for Future Research.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 651:97–101.

Wildeman, Christopher, Kristin Turney, and Jason Schnittker. 2014. “The Hedonic Consequences of Punishment Revisited.” The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 104:133–163.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Fragile Families.” In The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia, edited by Marilyn J. Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong. New York: Sage Publications.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Intergenerational Transmission.” In The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia, edited by Marilyn J. Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong. New York: Sage Publications.

2013

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2013. “Redefining Relationships: Explaining the Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting.” American Sociological Review 78:949–979.

Turney, Kristin, Hedwig Lee, and Megan Comfort. 2013. “Discrimination and Psychological Distress among Recently Released Male Prisoners.” American Journal of Men’s Health 7:482–493.

Turney, Kristin. 2013. “Discrimination and Psychological Distress among Recently Released Male Prisoners.” Social Science & Medicine 95:34–42.

Turney, Kristin, Rebecca Kissane, and Kathryn Edin. 2013. “After Moving to Opportunity: How Moving to a Low-Poverty Neighborhood Improves Mental Health among African-American Women.” Society and Mental Health 3:1–21.

Wildeman, Christopher, Sara Wakefield, and Kristin Turney. 2013. “Misidentifying the Effects of Parental Incarceration? A Comment on Johnson and Easterling (2012).” Journal of Marriage and Family 75:252–258.

Turney, Kristin, Hedwig Lee, and Neil Mehta. 2013. “The Social Determinants of Child Health.” Social Science & Medicine 95:1–5.

Turney, Kristin. 2013. “Family Structure and Early Child Health: Policy Implications and Directions for Future Research.” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk 4:1–6.

2012

Turney, Kristin, Christopher Wildeman, and Jason Schnittker. 2012. “As Fathers and Felons: Explaining the Effects of Current and Recent Incarceration on Major Depression.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:467–483.

Turney, Kristin. 2012. “Pathways of Disadvantage: Explaining the Relationship between Maternal Depression and Children’s Problem Behaviors.” Social Science Research 41:1546–1564.

Turney, Kristin. 2012. “Prevalence and Correlates of Stability and Change in Maternal Depression: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study.” PLoS ONE 7:1–9.

Turney, Kristin, Jason Schnittker, and Christopher Wildeman. 2012. “Those They Leave Behind: Paternal Incarceration and Maternal Instrumental Support.” Journal of Marriage and Family 74:1149–1165.

Lee, Hedwig, and Kristin Turney. 2012. “Investigating the Relationship between Perceived Discrimination, Social Status, and Mental Health.” Society and Mental Health 2:1–20.

Wildeman, Christopher, Jason Schnittker, and Kristin Turney. 2012. “Despair by Association? The Mental Health of Mothers with Children by Recently Incarcerated Fathers.” American Sociological Review 77:216–243.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2012. “Parent Human Capital and Education.” In Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education, edited by James A. Banks. New York: Sage Publications.

2011

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Maternal Depression and Childhood Health Inequalities.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 52:314–332.

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Chronic and Proximate Depression among Mothers: Implications for Child Well-being.” Journal of Marriage and Family 73:149–163.

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Labored Love: Examining the Link Between Depression and Parenting Behaviors among Mothers.” Social Science Research 40:399–415.

Turney, Kristin, and Marcia J. Carlson. 2011. “Multi-partnered Fertility and Depression among Fragile Families.” Journal of Marriage and Family 73:570–587.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2011. “Behavioral Outcomes in Early Childhood: Immigrant Paradox or Disadvantage?” Pp. 79–107 in The Immigrant Paradox in Children and Adolescents: Is Becoming American a Developmental Risk?, edited by C. Garcia-Coll and A. Marks. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

2010

Turney, Kristin, and Kristen Harknett. 2010. “Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Residential Stability, and Perceptions of Social Support among New Mothers.” Journal of Family Issues 31:499–524.

Kao, Grace, and Kristin Turney. 2010. “Adolescents and Schooling: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Immigrant Status.” Pp. 183–210 in Adolescent Development, edited by M.B. Spencer, D.P. Swanson, and M. Edwards. San Diego: Elsevier Press.

2009

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Assessing the Private Safety Net: Perceptions of Social Support among Minority Immigrant Parents.” The Sociological Quarterly 50:666–692.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Pre-Kindergarten Child Care and Social and Behavioral Outcomes among Children of Immigrants.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 24:432–444.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Barriers to School Involvement: Are Immigrant Parents Disadvantaged?The Journal of Educational Research 102:257–271.

2006

Turney, Kristin, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Kathryn Edin, Jeffrey Kling, and Greg Duncan. 2006. “Neighborhood Effects on Barriers to Employment: Results from a Randomized Housing Mobility Experiment.” Pp. 137–172 in Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, edited by G. Burtless and J.R. Pack. Washington, D.C. Brookings Institution Press.