Living Arrangements of Single Parents and Their Children in South Korea

  title={Living Arrangements of Single Parents and Their Children in South Korea},
  author={Hyunjoon Park and Jaesung Choi and Hyejeong Jo},
  journal={Marriage \& Family Review},
  pages={105 - 89}
As the divorce rate in South Korea increases, an increasing proportion of children are growing up in single-parent families. Given the limited public support and disadvantages for women in the labor market, it is expected that single parents in Korea, single mothers in particular, are more likely to use family ties to mitigate economic and social difficulties, including the option to live with their parents. We assessed the living arrangements of single parents and their children with respect… 

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