Socioeconomic status and child development.

  title={Socioeconomic status and child development.},
  author={R. Bradley and R. Corwyn},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  • R. Bradley, R. Corwyn
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
  • Socioeconomic status (SES) is one of the most widely studied constructs in the social sciences. Several ways of measuring SES have been proposed, but most include some quantification of family income, parental education, and occupational status. Research shows that SES is associated with a wide array of health, cognitive, and socioemotional outcomes in children, with effects beginning prior to birth and continuing into adulthood. A variety of mechanisms linking SES to child well-being have been… CONTINUE READING

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