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Single mothers and their children: A new American dilemma

Date Added to Library: 
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 10:24
ISBN/ISSN: 
978-0877664055
Priority: 
normal
Individual Author: 
Garfinkel, Irwin
McLanahan, Sara S.
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Research Methodology: 
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Published Date: 
01/01/1986
Published Date (Date): 
Wednesday, January 1, 1986
Year: 
1986
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Abstract: 

The proportion of children living in households headed by single women is more than one in five. There is concern (and some evidence) that children of single parents are less likely to be successful adults. The book discusses the trends in public debate about this problem. In particular, it examines the issue of providing public assistance to such families and whether doing so fosters long-term welfare dependency. (publisher abstract)

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Page Count: 
199
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