Reflections on "Family Structure and Child Well-Being: Economic Resources vs. Parental Socialization"

@article{Thomson2012ReflectionsO,
  title={Reflections on "Family Structure and Child Well-Being: Economic Resources vs. Parental Socialization"},
  author={Elizabeth Thomson and Sara S. Mclanahan},
  journal={Social forces; a scientific medium of social study and interpretation},
  year={2012},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={45-53}
}
In Thomson, Hanson and McLanahan (1994), we investigated the relative importance of two types of parental resources – time and money – for explaining the association between family structure and children’s academic and socioemotional development. Family structure was classified as married-parent, stepparent, cohabiting parent, divorced-mother and nevermarried mother families. The primary innovations of the study were as follows: (1. to use nationally representative data – the U.S. National… CONTINUE READING