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Publications of Linda Burton    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Brady, D. & Burton, L.M. (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty (in press), Oxford University Press, N.Y.

Journal Articles

  1. W. Welsh & Burton, L.M., Home, heart, and being Latina: Housing and intimate relationship power among low-income Mexican mothers, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (in press)
  2. R. Garrett-Peters & L.M. Burton, Reframing marriage and marital delay among low-income mothers: An interactionist perspective, Journal of Family Theory and Review (2015), pp. 242-264
  3. Burton, L.M. & Hardaway, C.R., Low-income mothers as "othermothers" to their romantic partners' children: Women's coparenting in multiple partner fertility family structures, Family Process, vol. 51 (2013), pp. 343-359  [abs]

Articles and Chapters

  1. Zvara, BJ; Macfie, J; Cox, M; Mills-Koonce, R; Family Life Project Key Investigators,, Mother-child role confusion, child adjustment problems, and the moderating roles of child temperament and sex., Developmental Psychology, vol. 54 no. 10 (October, 2018), pp. 1891-1903 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Berry, D; Vernon-Feagans, L; Mills-Koonce, WR; Blair, C; Family Life Project Key Investigators,, Otitis media and respiratory sinus arrhythmia across infancy and early childhood: Polyvagal processes?, Developmental Psychology, vol. 54 no. 9 (September, 2018), pp. 1709-1722 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Willoughby, MT; Magnus, B; Vernon-Feagans, L; Blair, CB; Family Life Project Investigators,, Developmental Delays in Executive Function from 3 to 5 Years of Age Predict Kindergarten Academic Readiness., Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 50 no. 4 (July, 2017), pp. 359-372 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Wang, F; Algina, J; Snyder, P; Cox, M; Vernon-Feagans, L; Blair, C; Burchinal, M; Burton, L; Crnic, K; Crouter, A; Garrett-Peters, P; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Mills-Koonce, R; Werner, E; Willoughby, M, Children’s task engagement during challenging puzzle tasks, Merrill Palmer Quarterly, vol. 63 no. 4 (January, 2017), pp. 425-457, Wayne State University Press [doi]  [abs]
  5. Kuhn, LJ; Willoughby, MT; Vernon-Feagans, L; Blair, CB; Family Life Project Key Investigators,, The contribution of children's time-specific and longitudinal expressive language skills on developmental trajectories of executive function., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 148 (August, 2016), pp. 20-34 [doi]  [abs]
  6. Berry, D; Blair, C; Granger, DA; Vernon-Feagans, L; Cox, M; Burchinal, P; Mills-Koonce, R; Willoughby, M; Garrett-Peters, P; Crouter, A; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Werner, E; Burton, L; Crnic, K, Child Care and Cortisol Across Infancy and Toddlerhood: Poverty, Peers, and Developmental Timing, edited by Middlemiss, W, Family Relations, vol. 65 no. 1 (February, 2016), pp. 51-72, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  7. Garrett-Peters, R; Burton, L, Tenuous ties: The nature and costs of kin support among low-income rural African American mothers, Women, Gender, and Families of Color (In Press)
  8. Welsh, W; Burton, L, Home, heart, and being Latina:Housing and intimate relationship power among low-income Mexican mothers, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (December, 2015)
  9. Bair-Merritt, MH; Voegtline, K; Ghazarian, SR; Granger, DA; Blair, C; Family Life Project Investigators, ; Johnson, SB, Maternal intimate partner violence exposure, child cortisol reactivity and child asthma., Child Abuse & Neglect, vol. 48 (October, 2015), pp. 50-57 [doi]  [abs]
  10. Garrett-Peters, R; Burton, LM, Reframing Marriage and Marital Delay Among Low-Income Mothers: An Interactionist Perspective, edited by Goodsell, TL; Zvonkovic, A, Journal of Family Theory and Review, vol. 7 no. 3 (September, 2015), pp. 242-264, WILEY, ISSN 1756-2570 [doi]
  11. Blair, C; Ursache, A; Mills-Koonce, R; Stifter, C; Voegtline, K; Granger, DA; Family Life Project Investigators,, Emotional reactivity and parenting sensitivity interact to predict cortisol output in toddlers., Developmental Psychology, vol. 51 no. 9 (September, 2015), pp. 1271-1277 [doi]  [abs]
  12. Zvara, BJ; Mills-Koonce, WR; Heilbron, N; Clincy, A; Cox, MJ; Vernon-Feagans, L; Cox, M; Blair, C; Burchinal, P; Burton, L; Crnic, K; Crouter, A; Garrett-Peters, P; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Mills-Koonce, R; Werner, E; Willoughby, M, The Interdependence of Adult Relationship Quality and Parenting Behaviours among African American and European Couples in Rural, Low-Income Communities, edited by Lunkenheimer, ES; Leerkes, EM, Infant and Child Development, vol. 24 no. 3 (May, 2015), pp. 343-363, WILEY, ISSN 1522-7227 [doi]  [abs]
  13. Willoughby, MT; Stifter, CA; Gottfredson, NC; Family Life Project Investigators,, The epidemiology of observed temperament: Factor structure and demographic group differences., Infant Behavior & Development, vol. 39 (May, 2015), pp. 21-34 [doi]  [abs]
  14. Ritchie, L; Burton, L, WEATHERING OF LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN RURAL NORTH CAROLINA: IMPACT OF SEXUAL ABUSE & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Gerontologist, vol. 54 (November, 2014), pp. 113-113, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, ISSN 0016-9013 [Gateway.cgi]
  15. Berry, D; Blair, C; Ursache, A; Willoughby, MT; Granger, DA; Family Life Project Key Investigators,, Early childcare, executive functioning, and the moderating role of early stress physiology., Developmental Psychology, vol. 50 no. 4 (April, 2014), pp. 1250-1261, ISSN 0012-1649 [doi]  [abs]
  16. Burton, LM, Seeking Romance in the Crosshairs of Multiple-Partner Fertility: Ethnographic Insights on Low-Income Urban and Rural Mothers, edited by Carlson, MJ; Meyer, DR, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 654 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 185-212, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0002-7162 [doi]  [abs]
  17. Odom, EC; Garrett-Peters, P; Vernon-Feagans, L; Cox, M; Blair, C; Burchinal, P; Burton, L; Crnic, K; Crouter, A; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Mills-Koonce, R; Skinner, D; Werner, E; Willoughby, M, Racial Discrimination as a Correlate of African American Mothers’ Emotion Talk to Young Children, Journal of Family Issues, vol. 37 no. 7 (January, 2014), pp. 970-996, SAGE Publications [doi]  [abs]
  18. Burton, LM; Lichter, DT; Baker, RS; Eason, JM, Inequality, Family Processes, and Health in the "New" Rural America, American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 57 no. 8 (August, 2013), pp. 1128-1151, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0002-7642 [doi]  [abs]
  19. Barnett, MA; Mills-Koonce, WR; Gustafsson, H; Cox, M; Vernon-Feagans, L; Blair, C; Burchinal, P; Burton, L; Crnic, K; Crouter, A; Garrett-Peters, P; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Roger Mills-Koonce, W; Skinner, D; Stifter, C; Werner, E; Willoughby, M, Mother-Grandmother Conflict, Negative Parenting, and Young Children's Social Development in Multigenerational Families, Family Relations, vol. 61 no. 5 (December, 2012), pp. 864-877, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  20. Burton, LM; Hardaway, CR, Low-income mothers as "othermothers" to their romantic partners' children: women's coparenting in multiple partner fertility relationships., Family Process, vol. 51 no. 3 (September, 2012), pp. 343-359 [doi]  [abs]
  21. Vernon-Feagans, L; Garrett-Peters, P; Willoughby, M; Mills-Koonce, R; Cox, M; Blair, C; Burchinal, P; Burton, L; Crnic, K; Crouter, N; Granger, D; Greenberg, M; Lanza, S; Miccio, A; Skinner, D; Stifter, C; Werner, E, Chaos, poverty, and parenting: Predictors of early language development, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 27 no. 3 (July, 2012), pp. 339-351, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  22. Garrett-Peters, R; Burton, LM, Talk, action, and chronic uncertainty: Rethinking marriage and marital delay among low-income women (2012)  [abs]
  23. Burton, LM; Seamster, L, A culmulative disadvantage model of intimate unions among low-income women (2012)
  24. Burton, LM; Welsh, W; Flippen, C, Race, housing, and intimate union power in the lives of low-income mothers (2012)
  25. Burton, LM; Welsh, WC; R L, L; T, ; Kull, M, Public housing use trajectories in the adult lives of low-income mothers: A mixed methods analysis (2012)
  26. Welsh, W; Burton, LM, Weapons of the weak and housing in the lives of low-income mothers (2012)
  27. Welsh, W; Burton, LM, Home and heart: Housing and relationship power among low-income mothers (2012)  [abs]
  28. Burton, LM; Garrett-Peters, R; Mora, R; Welsh, W, El que diran and the romantic unions of low-income Latina mothers: An ethnographic perspective (2012)
  29. Cross-Barnet, C; Cherlin, A; Burton, L, Bound by Children: Intermittent Cohabitation and Living Together Apart., Family Relations, vol. 60 no. 5 (December, 2011), pp. 633-647, ISSN 0197-6664 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  30. Lawson Clark, S; Burton, LM; Flippen, CA, Housing Dependence and Intimate Relationships in the Lives of Low-Income Puerto Rican Mothers, Journal of Family Issues, vol. 32 no. 3 (March, 2011), pp. 369-393, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0192-513X [doi]  [abs]
  31. Tubbs, CY; Burton, LM, Family theories and families of color, Invited Chapter for the Handbook of Family Theories: a Content Based Approach, Mark Fine and Frank Fincham (Eds.) (2011)
  32. Burton, LM; Ray, V; Seamster, L, Back to the future: considering contemporary approaches on race, ethnicity, and colorism in family therapy and research, Invited Article for the Journal Family Process (2011)
  33. Arditti, J; Burton, L; Neeves-Botelho, S, Maternal distress and parenting in the context of cumulative disadvantage., Family Process, vol. 49 no. 2 (June, 2010), pp. 142-164, ISSN 0014-7370 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  34. Burton, LM; Bonilla-Silva, E; Ray, V; Buckelew, R; Hordge Freeman, E, Critical race theories, colorism, and the decade's research on families of color, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 72 no. 3 (June, 2010), pp. 440-459, WILEY, ISSN 0022-2445 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  35. Burton, LM; Bromell, L, Childhood illness, family comorbidity, and cumulative disadvantage: An ethnographic treatise on low-income mothers' health in later life, Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 30 no. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 233-265, Springer Publishing Company [doi]  [abs]
  36. Burton, LM; Stack, CB, Ethnography: A method that "rocks" our soul, Ncfr Reports, vol. 55 no. F5-F8 (2010)
  37. Burton, LM; Bromell, L, Childhood illness, family comorbidity, and cumulative disadvantage: An ethnographic treatise on low-income mothers' health in later life, Annual Review of Gertontology and Geriatrics (2010), pp. 231-263  [abs]
  38. Burton, LM; Cherlin, A; Winn, D-M; Estacion, A; Holder-Taylor, C, The Role of Trust in Low-Income Mothers' Intimate Unions*, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 71 no. 5 (December, 2009), pp. 1107-1124 [doi]  [abs]
  39. Burton, LM; Tucker, MB, Romantic unions in an era of uncertainty: A post-Moynihan perspective on African American women and marriage, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 621 no. 1 (January, 2009), pp. 132-148, SAGE Publications [doi]  [abs]
  40. Burton, LM; Cherlin, A, 'Trust is like Jell-O': Forms of trust in low-income mothers' romantic unions, Ncfr Reports, vol. 44 (2009), pp. F2-F5
  41. Cherlin, A; Cross-Barnet, C; Burton, LM; Garrett-Peters, R, PROMISES THEY CAN KEEP: LOW-INCOME WOMEN'S ATTITUDES TOWARD MOTHERHOOD, MARRIAGE, AND DIVORCE., Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 70 no. 4 (November, 2008), pp. 919-933 [doi]  [abs]
  42. Burton, L, Childhood adultification in economically disadvantaged families: A conceptual model, Family Relations, vol. 56 no. 4 (October, 2007), pp. 329-345, WILEY, ISSN 0197-6664 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  43. Roy, K; Burton, L, Mothering through recruitment: Kinscription of nonresidential fathers and father figures in low-income families, Family Relations, vol. 56 no. 1 (January, 2007), pp. 24-39, WILEY, ISSN 0197-6664 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  44. McHale, SM; Crouter, AC; Kim, J-Y; Burton, LM; Davis, KD; Dotterer, AM; Swanson, DP, Mothers' and fathers' racial socialization in African American families: implications for youth., Child Development, vol. 77 no. 5 (September, 2006), pp. 1387-1402 [doi]  [abs]
  45. Whitfield, KE; Angel, J; Burton, LM; Hayward, M, Diverstiy, disparities, and inequalities in aging, Public Policy and Aging Report, vol. 16 no. 3 (2006), pp. 16-22
  46. Mathews, SA; Detwiler, JE; Burton, LM, Geo-ethnography: Coupling geographic information analysis techniques with ethnographic methods in urban research, Cartographica: the International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization, vol. 40 no. 4 (December, 2005), pp. 75-90, University of Toronto Press Inc. (UTPress) [doi]  [abs]
  47. Tubbs, CY; Roy, KM; Burton, LM, Family ties: constructing family time in low-income families., Family Process, vol. 44 no. 1 (March, 2005), pp. 77-91 [doi]  [abs]
  48. Burton, LM, The scholar and the oak tree: A profile of Vern L. Bengtson, Contemporary Gerontology, vol. 11 no. 3 (2005), pp. 91-94
  49. Burton, LM; Winn, D-M; Stevenson, H; Clark, SL, Working with African American clients: considering the "homeplace" in marriage and family therapy practices., Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, vol. 30 no. 4 (October, 2004), pp. 397-410, ISSN 0194-472X [doi]  [abs]
  50. Roy, KM; Tubbs, CY; Burton, LM, Don't Have No Time: Daily Rhythms and the Organization of Time for Low-Income Families, Family Relations, vol. 53 no. 2 (March, 2004), pp. 168-178, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  51. Cherlin, AJ; Hurt, TR; Burton, LM; Purvin, DM, The influence of physical and sexual abuse on marriage and cohabitation, American Sociological Review, vol. 69 no. 6 (January, 2004), pp. 768-789, SAGE Publications [doi]  [abs]
  52. Burton, L.M., Winn, D.M., Stevenson, H., & Lawson Clark, S., Working with African American clients: Considering the homeplace in counseling and therapy practices, Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, vol. 30 no. 4 (2004), pp. 397-410
  53. Dallas, CM; Burton, LM, Health disparities among men from racial and ethnic minority populations, Annual Review of Nursing, vol. 22 (2004), pp. 77-100
  54. Roy, K; Burton, LM, Kinscription: Mothers keeping fathers connected to children, Journal of Zero to Three, vol. 23 no. 3 (2003), pp. 27-32
  55. Burton, LM; Whitfield, KE, Weathering toward poorer health in later life: Co-morbidity in low-income families urban families, Public Policy and Aging Report, vol. 13 no. 3 (2003), pp. 13-18
  56. Cherlin, A; Bogen, K; Quane, J; Burton, LM, Operating within the rules: Welfare recipients’ experiences with sanctions and case closings for noncompliance, Social Service Review, vol. 76 no. 3 (2002), pp. 387-405  [abs]
  57. Burton, LM; Robin, RL, In the mix, yet on the margins: The place of families in urban neighborhood and child development research, Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 62 no. 4 (January, 2000), pp. 1114-1135, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  58. Allison, KW; Burton, L; Marshall, S; Perez-Febles, A; Yarrington, J; Kirsh, LB; Merriwether-DeVries, C, Life experiences among urban adolescents: examining the role of context., Child Development, vol. 70 no. 4 (July, 1999), pp. 1017-1029 [doi]  [abs]
  59. Allison, KW; Crawford, I; Leone, PE; Trickett, E; Perez-Febles, A; Burton, LM; Le Blanc, R, Adolescent substance use: preliminary examinations of school and neighborhood context., American Journal of Community Psychology, vol. 27 no. 2 (April, 1999), pp. 111-141 [doi]  [abs]
  60. Jarrett, RL; Burton, LM, Dynamic dimensions of family structure in low-income African American families: Emergent themes in qualitative research, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 30 no. 2 (March, 1999), pp. 177-187  [abs]
  61. Burton, LM; Graham, JE, Neighborhood rhythms and the social activities of adolescent mothers., New Directions for Child Development no. 82 (January, 1998), pp. 7-22
  62. Burton, LM, Ethnography and the meaning of adolescence in high-risk neighborhoods, Ethos, vol. 25 no. 2 (January, 1997), pp. 208-217, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  63. Burton, LM, Age norms, the timing of family role transitions, and intergenerational caregiving among aging African American women., Gerontologist, vol. 36 no. 2 (April, 1996), pp. 199-208 [doi]  [abs]
  64. Dilworth Anderson, P; Burton, LM, Rethinking Family Development: Critical Conceptual Issues in the Study of Diverse Groups, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, vol. 13 no. 3 (January, 1996), pp. 325-334, SAGE Publications [doi]  [abs]
  65. Burton, LM, Context and surrogate parenting among contemporary grandparents, Marriage & Family Review, vol. 20 no. 3-4 (October, 1994), pp. 349-366, Informa UK Limited [doi]  [abs]
  66. Burton, LM, Intergenerational legacies and intimate relationships: Perspectives on adolescent mothers and fathers, Isspr Bulletin, vol. 10 no. 2 (1994), pp. 2-5
  67. Stack, CB; Burton, LM, Kinscripts, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 24 no. 2 (January, 1993), pp. 157-170
  68. Dilworth-Anderson, P; Burton, LM; Turner, W, The importance of values in the study of culturally diverse families, Family Relations, vol. 42 (1993), pp. 238-242
  69. Burton, LM, Black grandparents rearing children of drug-addicted parents: stressors, outcomes, and social service needs., Gerontologist, vol. 32 no. 6 (December, 1992), pp. 744-751 [doi]  [abs]
  70. Burton, LM; Merriwether-deVries, C, The challenges and rewards of rearing grandchildren for African-American grandparents, Generations, vol. 25 no. 3 (1992), pp. 51-54
  71. Burton, LM; Dilworth-Anderson, P; Bengtson, VL, Creating new ways of thinking about diversity and aging: Theoretical challenges for the twenty-first century, Generations, vol. 15 no. 4 (1992), pp. 67-72
  72. Burton, LM, Families and aging: Complexity and diversity, Generations, vol. 25 no. 3 (1992), pp. 5-6
  73. Burton, LM; Dilworth-Anderson, P, The intergenerational family roles of aged black Americans, Marriage and Family Review, vol. 16 no. 3/4 (1991), pp. 311-330
  74. Burton, LM, Caring for children: Drug shifts and their impact on families, American Enterprise, vol. 2 no. 3 (1991), pp. 34-37
  75. Burton, LM, Teenage childbearing as an alternative life-course strategy in multigeneration black families, Human Nature (Hawthorne, N.Y.), vol. 1 no. 2 (June, 1990), pp. 123-143, Springer Nature [doi]  [abs]
  76. Butler, J; Burton, L, Rethinking teenage pregnancy: Is sexual abuse a missing link?, Family Relations, vol. 39 no. 1 (1990), pp. 73-80
  77. Burton, L; Martin, P, [Thematics of the multi-generation family: an example of a 6- and 7-generation family], Zeitschrift Fur Gerontologie, vol. 20 no. 5 (September, 1987), pp. 275-282  [abs]
  78. Burton, LM; Martin, P, Thematikin der mehrgenerationenfamilie: Ein beispiel (Themes in multigeneration families: An example), German Journal of Gerontology, vol. 21(June) (1987), pp. 275-282
  79. Hagestad, GO; Burton, LM, Grandparenthood, life context, and family development, American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 29 (1986), pp. 471-484
  80. Bengtson, VL; Burton, L, Mental health and the black elderly: Competence, susceptibility, and quality of life, Journal of Minority Aging, vol. 7 no. 3 & 4 (1981), pp. 25-31

Papers In Progress

  1. Garrett-Peters, R., & Burton, L.M., Poverty and the production of household chaos: findings from an ethnographic study of low-income rural mothers (2012)  [abs]

Book Reviews

  1. Burton, L, Review of Family and individual development by J.A. Meacham, Contemporary Sociology, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 1987), American Sociological Association, ISSN 0094-3061
  2. Burton, L, Grandparents/grandchildren: The vital connection, International Journal of Gerontology (January, 1986), Elsevier, ISSN 1873-9598

Book Chapters

  1. Baker, RS; Burton, LM, Between a rock and a hard place: Socioeconomic (im)mobility among low-income mothers of children with disabilities, in Advances in Gender Research, vol. 25 (January, 2018), pp. 57-72 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Medwinter, SD; Burton, LM, Negotiating gender and power: How some poor mothers employ economic survival strategies after welfare reform, in Advances in Gender Research, vol. 25 (January, 2018), pp. 107-124 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Streib, J; Verma, SJ; Welsh, W; Burton, L, Life, death, and resurrection: The culture of poverty, in The Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty (December, 2015), Oxford University Press
  4. Brady, D; Burton, L, Social science and poverty from a global perspective, in The Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty (December, 2015), Oxford University Press
  5. Burton, L; Winn, DM; Stevenson, H; McKinney, M, Childhood adultification and the paradox of parenting: Perspectives on African American boys in economically disadvantaged families, in Family problems: Stress, risk, and resilience, edited by Arditti, J (2015), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
  6. Burton, LM; Stack, CB, “Breakfast at Elmo’s”: Adolescent boys and disruptive politics in the kinscripts narrative, in Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology, edited by A.Garey, R. Hertz, & M. Nelson (January, 2014), pp. 174-191, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN, ISBN 9780826519849
  7. Bryant, CM; Bolland, JM; Burton, LM; Hurt, T; Bryant, BM, The changing social context of relationships, in Close Relationships: Functions, Forms, and Processes, edited by Feeney, J; Noller, P (January, 2013), pp. 25-47, Routledge, ISBN 9780203782972 [doi]
  8. Burton, LM; Welsh, W; Destro, L, Grandmothers’ differential involvment with grandchildren in rural multi-partnered fertility family structures, in From generation to generation: Continuity and discontinuity in aging families., edited by Silverstein, M; Giarrusso, R (2013), pp. 79-103, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN 9781421408941
  9. Burton, LM; Garrett-Peters, R; Eason, J, Morality, identity, and mental health in rural ghettos, in Communities,neighborhoods, and health: Expanding the boundaries of place, edited by Burton, LM; Kemp, S; M, L; Matthews, S; Takeuchi, D (2011), SPRINGER
  10. Burton,L.M, Purvin, D., & Garrett-Peters, R., Longitudinal ethnography: Uncovering domestic abuse in low-income women's lives, in The craft of life course studies, edited by G.Elder Jr. & J.Z. Giele (2009), Guilford Press
  11. Roy, D. & Burton, L.M., "Show me you can be a father:" Maternal monitoring and recruitment of fathers for invovlvement in low-income families, in Monitoring families, edited by M. Nelson & A.I. Garey (2009), Vanderbilt Press
  12. Roy, D; Burton, LM, 'Show me you can be a father': Maternal monitoring and recruitment of fathers for invovvement in low-income families, in Monitoring families, edited by Nelson, M; Garey, AI (2009), pp. 192-216, Vanderbilt University Press, ISBN 9780826516718  [abs]
  13. Burton, LM; Purvin, D; Garrett-Peters, R, Longitudinal ethnography: Uncovering domestic abuse in low-income women’s lives, in The craft of life course studies, edited by Elder, G; Giele, JZ (2009), pp. 29-80, Guilford Press [doi]
  14. Burton, LM, Uncovering hidden facts that matter in interpreting individuals’ behaviors: An ethnographic lens, in Families as they really are, edited by Risman, BJ (2009), Norton Publishers
  15. Burton, LMG-P; Garrett-Peters, R; Eaton, SC, More than good quotations: How ethnography informs knowledge on adolescent development and context, in Handbook of adolescent psychology: Vol. 1, edited by Lerner, RM; Steinberg, L (2009), John Wiley & Sons
  16. Burton, L, Mothering through recruitment: Kinscription of non-residential fathers and father figures in low-income families, in American families: A multicultural reader, edited by Coontz, S (2008), Routledge
  17. Skinner, D; Lachicotte, W; Burton, LM, Childhood disability and poverty: How families navigate health care and coverage, in Health and medical care, edited by Arrighi, BA; Maume, DJ (2007), Praeger Press
  18. Burton, L.M. & Whitfield, K.E., Health, aging, and America's poor: Ethnographic insights on family co-morbidity and cumulative disadvantage, in Aging, globalization and inequality: The new critical gerontology, edited by J. Baars, D. Dannefer, C. Phillipson, & A. Walker (2006), NY: Baywood
  19. Burton, L.M. & Whitfield, K.E., Health, aging, and America’s poor: Ethnographic insights on family co-morbidity and cumulative disadvantage, in Aging, globalization and inequality: The new critical gerontology, edited by J. Baars, D. Dannefer, C. Phillipson, & A. Walker (2006), Baywood
  20. Tubbs, CY; Burton, LM, Bridging research using ethnography to inform clinical practice, in Research methods in family therapy, 2nd edition, edited by Sprenkle, DH; Piercy, FP (2006), Guilford Press
  21. McLoyd, V; Aikens, NL; Burton, LM, Poverty and childrens well being: Linking research, policy, and practice, in Handbook of child psychology, edited by Siegal, I; Renninger, A (2006), WILEY
  22. Skinner, D; Lachicotte, W; Burton, LM, The difference disability makes: Managing childhood disability, poverty, and work, in Doing without: Women and work after welfare reform, edited by Henrici, J (2006), University of Arizona Press
  23. Burton, LM; Lein, L, Welfare and low-wage work: A troubled and troubling environment, in Doing without: Women and work after welfare reform, edited by Henrici, J (2006), University of Arizona Press
  24. Burton, LM; Whitfield, KE, Health, aging, and America’s poor: Ethnographic insights on family co-morbidity and cumulative disadvantage, in Aging, globalization and inequality: The new critical gerontology, edited by Baars, J; Dannefer, D; Phillipson, C; Walker, A (2006), Baywood
  25. Burton, LM; Lein, L; Kolak, A, Health and mothers' employment in low-income families, in Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being, edited by Bianchi, S; Casper, L; King, R (June, 2005), pp. 489-505, Routledge, ISBN 1410613526 [doi]
  26. Skinner, D; Matthews, S; Burton, LM, Combining ethnography and GIS to examine constructions of developmental opportunities in contexts of poverty and disability, in Discovering successful pathways in children’s development: New methods in the study of childhood and family life, edited by Weisner, T (2005), University of Chicago Press
  27. Burton, LM; Lawson-Clark, S, Homeplace and housing in the lives of low-income urban African American families, in Emerging issues in African American family life, edited by McLoyd, VC; Dodge, K; Hill, N (2005), Guilford Press
  28. Dilworth-Anderson, P; Burton, LM; Klein, D, Contemporary and emerging theories studying families, in Sourcebook of family theory and research, edited by Bengtson, V; Allen, K; Dilworth-Anderson, P; Klein, D (2004), SAGE Publications
  29. Jarrett, RL; Roy, K; Burton, LM, Fathers in the hood: Insights from qualitative research on low income African American men, in Handbook on fatherhood involvement: Multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Monda, CTL; Cabrera, N (2002), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  30. Burton, LM, Sociological and anthropological perspectives on fatherhood: Traversing lenses, methods, and invisible men, in Handbook on fatherhood involvement: Multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Monda, CTL; Cabrera, N (2002), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  31. Burton, LM, One step forward and two steps back: Neighborhoods and adolescent development, in Does it take a village? Community effects on children, adolescents, and families, edited by Booth, A; Crouter, AC (2001), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
  32. Burton, LM; Jayakody, R, Rethinking family structure and single parenthood. Implications for future studies of African-American families and children, in Family and child well-being: Research and data needs, edited by Thornton, A (2001), University of Michigan Press
  33. Obeidallah, DO; Burton, LM, Affective ties between mothers and daughters in adolescent childbearing families, in Conflict and closeness: The formation, functioning, and stability of families, edited by Brooks-Gunn, J; Cox, M (1999), Lawrence Erlbaum
  34. Burton, LM; Price-Spratlen, T, Through the eyes of children: An ethnographic perspective on neighborhoods and child development, in Cultural processes in child development: Minnesota symposium on child psychology, edited by Masten, A, vol. 29 (1999), Erlbaum
  35. Dilworth-Anderson, P; Burton, LM, Critical issues in understanding family support and older minorities, in Minority elders: Five goals toward building a public policy base, 3rd edition, edited by Miles, TP (1999), The Gerontological Society of America
  36. Burton, LM; Graham, JE, Neighborhood rhythms and the social activities of adolescent mothers., in Temporal rhythms in adolescence: Clocks, calendars, and the coordination of daily life, edited by Larson, R; Crouter, AC (January, 1998), pp. 7-22, Jossey-Bass
  37. Burton, LM; Snyder, AR, The invisible man revisited: Comments on the life course, history, and men's roles in American families, in Men in families, edited by Booth, A; Crouter, AC (1998), Lawrence Erlbaum
  38. Spencer, MB; McDermott, P; Burton, LM; Cole, S, An alternative approach for assessing neighborhood effects on early adolescent achievement and problem behavior, in Neighborhood poverty: Context and consequences for children, edited by Duncan, G; Brooks-Gunn, J; Aber, L (1997), Russell Sage
  39. Burton, LM; Price-Spratlen, T; Spencer, M, On ways of thinking about and measuring neighborhoods: Implications for studying context and developmental outcomes for children, in Neighborhood poverty: Context and consequences for children, edited by Duncan, G; Brooks-Gunn, J; Aber, L (1997), Russell Sage
  40. Burton, LM, The timing of childbearing, family structure, and the role responsibilities of aging black women, in Stress and coping in children and families, edited by Hetherington, EM; Blechman, E (1996), pp. 155-172, Lawrence Erlbaum
  41. Burton, LM; Obeidallah, DO; Allison, K, Ethnographic perspectives on social context and adolescent development among inner-city African American teens, in Essays on ethnography and human development, edited by Jessor, R; Colby, A; Shweder, R (1996), University of Chicago Press
  42. Burton, LM; Allison, K; Obeidallah, D, Social context and adolescence: Perspectives on development among inner-city African-American teens, in Pathways through adolescence: Individual development in relation to social context, edited by Crockett, L; Crouter, A (1995), pp. 119-138, Erlbaum
  43. Burton, LM, Intergenerational patterns of providing care in African-American families with teenage childbearers: Emergent patterns in an ethnographic study, in Intergenerational issues in aging, edited by Schaie, KW; Bengtson, VL; Burton, LM (1995), pp. 79-96, SPRINGER
  44. Burton, LM, Thay doi ve dan so va quan he trong gia dinh nhieu the he: Trien vong o Viet Nam trong truong lai (Demographic change and intergenerational family structure: Implications for family relationships in Vietnam), in Gia Dinh va dia vi nguoi phu nu trong xa hoi, edited by Quy, BTK (1995), pp. 197-206, Nha Xuat Ban Khoa Hoc Xa Hoi
  45. Bengtson, VL; Rosenthal, C; Burton, L, Paradoxes of families and aging at the turn of the century, in Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Binstock, R; George, L (1995), Academic Press
  46. Stack, CB; Burton, LM, Kinscripts: Reflections on family, generation, and culture, in Mothering: Ideology, experience, and agency, edited by Glenn, EN; Chang, G; Forcey, LR (1994), pp. 33-44, Routledge
  47. Dilworth-Anderson, P; Burton, LM; Boulin-Johnson, L, Reframing theories for understanding race, ethnicity, and family., in Sourcebook of family theories and methods: A contextual approach, edited by Boss, WD; Doherty, W; Larossa, R; Schumm, W; Steinmetz, S (1993), pp. 627-646, Plenum Press
  48. Burton, LM; Stack, CB, Kinscripts and adolescent childbearing, in The politics of pregnancy, edited by Rhode, DL; Lawson, A (1993), pp. 174-185, Yale University Press
  49. Burton, LM; Sorensen, S, Temporal dimensions of intergenerational caregiving in African-American multigeneration families, in Caregiving systems: Informal and formal helpers, edited by Zarit, SH; Pearlin, LI; Schaie, KW (1993), pp. 47-66, Erlbaum Associates
  50. Burton, LM; Stack, CB, Conscripting kin: Reflections on family, generation, and culture, in Family, self, and society, edited by Cowan, P; Field, D; Hanson, D; Skolnick, A; Swanson, G (1992), pp. 103-113, Erlbaum Associates
  51. Bengtson, VL; Rosenthal, C; Burton, LM, Families and aging, in Handbook of aging and the social sciences, edited by Binstock, R; George, L (1990), pp. 263-287, Academic Press
  52. Elder, GH; Caspi, A; Burton, LM, Adolescent transitions in developmental perspective: Sociological and historical insights, in Minnesota symposium on child psychology, edited by Gunnar, M, vol. 21 (1987), pp. 151-179, Erlbaum
  53. Burton, LM; Bengtson, VL, Black grandmothers: Issues of timing and meaning in roles, in Grandparenthood: Research and policy, edited by Bengtson, VL; Robertson, J (1985), pp. 61-77, Sage
  54. Burton, LM; Bengtson, VL, Research in minority communities: Problems and potentials, in Minority aging: Sociological and social psychological issues, edited by Manuel, R (1982), pp. 215-222, Greenwood Press
  55. Bengtson, VL; Manuel, RC; Burton, LM, Sociology of age, in Aging prospects and issues, edited by Davis, R (1981), pp. 22-39, University of Southern California Press
  56. Burton, L. M., Allison, K., & Obeidallah, D., Social context and adolescence: Perspectives on development among inner-city African-American teens, in Pathways through adolescence: Individual development in relation to social context, edited by L. Crockett & A. Crouter (1995), pp. 119-138, Erlbaum

Edited Books

  1. D Brady and LM Burton, Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty, edited by Brady, D; Burton, LM (November, 2013), Oxford University Press
  2. Burton, L.M., Kemp, S., Leung, M., Matthews, S., & Takeuchi, D. (eds.), Communities, neighborhood, and health: Expanding the boundaries of place, edited by Burton, LM; Kemp, S; Leung, M; Matthews, S; Takeuchi, D (2011), SPRINGER, NY
  3. Burton, LM; Hernandez, D; Hofferth, S, Families, youth, and childrens well being (1998), American Sociological Association
  4. Schaie, W. K., Bengtson, V. L., & Burton, L. M., Intergenerational issues in aging, edited by Schaie, WK; Bengston, VL; Burton, LM (1995), SPRINGER
  5. A new look at families and aging, edited by Burton, LM (1993), Baywood Publishing

Papers Accepted

  1. Burton, L.M., Welsh, W. & Destro, L., Grandmothers' differential involvment with grandchildren in rural multi-partnered fertility family structures, in From generation to generation: continuity and discontinuity in again families, edited by M. Silverstein & R. Giarrusso (2012), Johns Hopkins University Press
  2. Burton, LM; Lichter, D; Baker, RS; Eason, JM, Inequality, poverty, and health in the new rural America: Towards an emergent research agenda, American Behavioral Scientist (2012)

Work In Progress

  1. Burton, L.M., “Hiding in Plain Sight: Racialization, Colorism, and the Intimate Union and Childbearing Behaviors of Adolescent and Young-Adult Rural Mothers. (2012)
  2. Brady, D., & Burton, L.M., Handbook of poverty research and society, Oxford University Press (2012)

Presented Papers

  1. Burton, L.M., “Hiding in plain sight:” Racialization, colorism, and the intimate union and childbearing behaviors of adolescent and young-adult rural mothers, Invited keynote address presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Themed Meeting: Transitions from Adolescence to Adulthood, Tampa, FL (October 17, 2012)
  2. Garrett-Peters, R., & Burton, L.M, Poverty and the production of household chaos: Findings from an ethnographic study of low-income rural mothers, Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society of the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (July 14, 2012)

Papers for Meetings

  1. Burton, L; Tubbs, C; Odoms, AM; Oh, HJ; Mello, ZR; Cherlin, A, Welfare reform, poverty, and health: Ethnographic perspectives on health status and health insurance coverage in low-income families (2003)
  2. Burton, L; Benjamin, A; Hurt, T; Woodruff, SL; Kolak, A, An ethnographic study of low-income non-entrants to TANF: Welfare experiences, diversions, and making ends meet (2003)
  3. Slattery, E; Skinner, D; Lahicotte, W; Cherlin, A; Burton, LM, Disability, health coverage, and welfare reform (2002)
  4. Moffitt, R; Cherlin, AJ; Burton, L; King, M; Roff, J, The characteristics of families of families remaining on welfare (2001)
  5. Cherlin, AJ; Winston, P; Angel, RJ; Burton, L; Chase-Lansdale, PL; Moffitt, RA; Wilson, WJ; Quane, J; Levine-Coley, R, What welfare recipients know about the new rules and what they have to say about them (2000)
  6. Cherlin, AJ; Burton, L; Francis, J; Henrici, J; Lein, L; Quane, J; Bogen, K, Sanctions and case closings for noncompliance: Who is affected and why (2000)
  7. Winston, P; Angel, RJ; Burton, L; Chase-Lansdale, PL; Cherlin, AJ; Moffitt, RA; Wilson, WJ, Welfare, children, and families: Overview and design (1999)
  8. Burton, L; Cherlin, AJ; Francis, J; Jarrett, RL; Quane, J; Williams, C; Stem Cook, MN, What welfare recipients and the fathers of their children are saying about welfare reform (1998)
  9. Burton, LM, Family structure and nonmarital fertility: Perspectives from ethnographic research, in Report to congress on out-of-wedlock childbearing (1995), pp. 147-165, Department of Health and Human Services (Pub. No. (PHS) 95-1257.)

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