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Growing up with a single parent : what hurts, what helps

Author: Sara McLanahan; Gary D Sandefur
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996, c 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than half of all children in the current generation will live in a single-parent family-and they will not fare as well as their peers who live with both parents. Based on four national surveys  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara McLanahan; Gary D Sandefur
ISBN: 0674364082 9780674364080 0674364074 9780674364073
OCLC Number: 1080685793
Description: viii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Why We Care about Single Parenthood How Father Absence Lowers Children's Well-Being Which Outcomes Are Most Affected What Hurts and What Helps The Value of Money The Role of Parenting The Community Connection What Should Be Done Appendixes Notes Index
Responsibility: Sara McLanahan, Gary Sandefur.

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Based on careful analysis of data from various national surveys...[this book is] the first systematic attempt to disentangle the effects of poverty from family breakdown across a range of problems Read more...

 
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