Social capital and the normative order of life events among at-risk female youth.

@inproceedings{Sugland1995SocialCA,
  title={Social capital and the normative order of life events among at-risk female youth.},
  author={Barbara W. Sugland and Connie Blumenthal and Kristin Anderson Moore},
  year={1995}
}
This paper explores the moderating effects of family-based social capital on the normative order of life events among at-risk female youth. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Young Women are used to examine the transition to: 1) high school completion 2) consistent labor force participation 3) first birth and 4) first marriage. Female adolescents 14 to 16 years of age in 1968 constitute the study sample. Young women are observed for a period of 20 years (1968 to 1988). Findings… CONTINUE READING