How Does the Gender of Parents Matter

@article{Biblarz2010HowDT,
  title={How Does the Gender of Parents Matter},
  author={Timothy J. Biblarz and J. Stacey},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={2010},
  volume={72},
  pages={3-22}
}
  • Timothy J. Biblarz, J. Stacey
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Claims that children need both a mother and father presume that women and men parent differently in ways crucial to development but generally rely on studies that conflate gender with other family structure variables. We analyze findings from studies with designs that mitigate these problems by comparing 2-parent families with same or different sex coparents and single-mother with single-father families. Strengths typically associated with married mother-father families appear to the same… CONTINUE READING
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