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Growing up with a Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps
McLanahan, Sara, and Sandefur, Gary. (1994). Growing Up With a Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 196 pp. Hardcover ISBN 0-674-36407-4, price $19.95.Expand
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Opportunity and Change.
Inter- and intra-cohort changes in educational and occupational achievement and in earnings are examined and social stratification in a service economy is discussed. Comparisons are made betweenExpand
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Alternative Estimates of the Effect of Family Structure during Adolescence on High School Graduation
Abstract Many studies have reported significant empirical associations between family structure during childhood and children's outcomes later in life. It may be that living in a nonintact family hasExpand
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Gender differences in the exchange of social support with friends, neighbors, and co-workers at midlife ☆
Abstract People have always relied on their friends, neighbors, and co-workers as well as family members for social support, but support from outside the family may be increasingly important as highExpand
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Family resources, social capital, and college attendance
Abstract Using four waves of the National Educational Longitudinal Survey (NELS), we study the influence of parental education, family income, and selected aspects of social capital on theExpand
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Does Family Structure Really Influence Educational Attainment
Abstract This paper examines the effects of family structure on educational attainment after controlling for common family influences, observed and unobserved, using data from siblings. The use ofExpand
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The Effects of Parental Marital Status during Adolescence on High School Graduation
This article uses data from the 1979-85 waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to examine the effects offamily type on high school graduation. The results show that (1) not living withExpand
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