From the New York Times—

  title={From the New York Times—},
  author={Gordon H. DeFriese},
  journal={Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education},
  pages={1 - 2}
  • G. DeFriese
  • Published 1 January 1933
  • Psychology
  • Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education
Children raised in families with stepmothers are likely to have less health care, less education and less money spent on their food than children raised by their biological mothers, three studies by a Princeton economist have found. The studies examined the care and resources that parents said they gave to children and did not assess the quality of the relationships or the parents' feelings and motives. 

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    The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
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