Family relationships, parenting practices, the availability of male family members, and the behavior of inner-city boys in single-mother and two-parent families.

@article{Florsheim1998FamilyRP,
  title={Family relationships, parenting practices, the availability of male family members, and the behavior of inner-city boys in single-mother and two-parent families.},
  author={Paul Florsheim and Patrick H Tolan and Deborah Gorman-Smith},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={1437-47}
}
The primary goal of this study was to clarify if and how differences in the functioning of single-mother and two-parent families relate to the occurrence of behavioral problems among inner-city boys (ages 10-15). Data were collected on family relationships, parenting practices, the positive influence of male family members, and the severity of externalizing behavior problems. Results indicated that (1) multiple family risk factors contribute to the occurrence of behavior problems; (2) most… CONTINUE READING

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