Children's experiences of family disruption in Sweden: Differentials by parent education over three decades.

@article{Kennedy2010ChildrensEO,
  title={Children's experiences of family disruption in Sweden: Differentials by parent education over three decades.},
  author={S. Kennedy and Elizabeth Thomson},
  journal={Demographic research},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 17},
  pages={
          479-508
        }
}
This paper examines the living arrangements of Swedish children from 1970 through 1999 using the Level of Living Survey. Sweden, with low levels of economic inequality and a generous welfare state, provides an important context for studying socioeconomic differentials in family structure. We find that, although differences by parent education in non-marital childbearing are substantial and persistent, cohabiting childbearing is common even among highly educated Swedish parents. Educational… CONTINUE READING
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