Factors associated with the timing and duration of the leaving-home stage of the family life cycle.


Summary Based on empirical age distributions of sons and daughters leaving home, an examination is made of the theoretical effect of three factors - the sex composition of the family, the interval between births, and their reasons for leaving home - on the dynamics of the leaving-home stage in the life cycle of two-child families. Consideration is given… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00324728.1975.10410185


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