ERIC Number: ED217987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Children, Working Mothers, and Their Families. Matrix No. 48.
Grossman, Allyson Sherman; And Others
This paper reviews research studies dealing with the effects on families of changes in the labor force patterns of working mothers during the period from 1970 to l980. Research information is presented in a column format: the first column provides the study findings, the second points out the sources of the findings, and the third suggests interpretations of results. Findings are organized under the following topic areas: children of working mothers, working mothers of two-parent families, mothers' labor force attachment, working mothers' contributions to family incomes, wives without children, and single parent families. Statistical data related to the topics discussed in the paper are also provided in a tabular form. (MP)
Descriptors: Children, Employed Women, Family Income, Family Structure, Mothers, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Tables (Data), Work Experience
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, Office for Families, P.O. Box 1182, Washington, DC 20013 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Dual Career Family
Note: Paper presented at the Research Forum on Children and Youth (Washington, DC, May 18-19, 1981). For related documents, see ED 213 518-526, ED 214 631-639, and PS 012 895-899.