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dr. K.O. (Katya) Ivanova

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15508
    1001 NA Amsterdam
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  • Publications


    • Ivanova, K. O. (2019). My children, your children, our children, and my well-being: Life satisfaction of 'empty nest' biological parents and stepparents. Journal of Happiness Studies.
    • Ivanova, K. O., & Balbo, N. (2019). Cementing the stepfamily? Biological and stepparents’ relationship satisfaction after the birth of a common child in stepfamilies. Journal of Family Issues.


    • Kalmijn, M., Ivanova, K., van Gaalen, R., de Leeuw, S. G., van Houdt, K., van Spijker, F., & Hornstra, M. (2018). A Multi-Actor Study of Adult Children and Their Parents in Complex Families: Design and Content of the OKiN Survey. European Sociological Review, 34(4), 452-470. [details]
    • Tornello, S. L., Ivanova, K., & Bos, H. M. W. (2018). Same-Sex and Mixed-Sex Couples in the Netherlands: The Association Between Life Satisfaction and Relationship Dynamics . Journal of Family Issues, 39(6), 1443-1464. [details]
    • van Houdt, K., Kalmijn, M., & Ivanova, K. (2018). Family Complexity and Adult Children’s Obligations: The Role of Divorce and Co-Residential History in Norms to Support Parents and Step-Parents. European Sociological Review, 34(2), 169-183. [details]
    • van Zantvliet, P., Ivanova, K. O., & Verbakel, E. (2018). Adolescents’ involvement in romantic relationships and problem behavior: The moderating effect of peer norms. Youth and Society.


    • Ivanova, K. (2017). Division of Childcare in Two-Biological-Parent and Step-Parent Households: Importance of Parental Gender and Type of Partnership. European Sociological Review, 33(5), 661-674. [details]
    • Keizer, R., & Ivanova, K. (2017). What’s a (childless) man without a woman? The differential importance of couple dynamics for the well-being of childless men and women. In M. Kreyenfeld, & D. Konietzka (Eds.), Childlessness in Europe: contexts, causes and consequences (pp. 313-330). (Demographic Research Monographs). Cham: Springer Open. [details]


    • Ivanova, K. (2016). Relationship satisfaction of the previously married: The significance of relationship specific costs and rewards in first and repartnering unions. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33(5), 559–580. [details]


    • Ivanova, K., & Begall, K. (2015). The second time around: Educational attainment and repartnering in the Russian Federation and Estonia. ZfF. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, 27(special issue 10), 165-182. [details]




    • Ivanova, K., Veenstra, R., & Mills, M. (2012). Who dates? The effects of temperament, puberty, and parenting on early adolescent experience with dating: The TRAILS study. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 32(3), 340-363.




    • Ivanova, K. O. (2012). From parents to partners: The impact of family on romantic relationships in adolescence and emerging adulthood.
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