Who's in the house? Race differences in cohabitation, single parenthood, and child development.

@article{Dunifon2002WhosIT,
  title={Who's in the house? Race differences in cohabitation, single parenthood, and child development.},
  author={Rachel E. Dunifon and Lori Kowaleski-Jones},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={1249-64}
}
This study examined four questions: (1) How does family structure (specifically, single parenthood, married parent, and cohabitating parent) affect children's delinquency and math test scores? (2) Do these effects differ by race? (3) Do parenting practices mediate the links between family structure and children's outcomes? and (4) Does this mediation differ by race? Unlike some previous work in this area, the present study distinguished between the effects of single parenthood and cohabitation… CONTINUE READING

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