ERIC Number: ED224557
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
America's Children and Their Families: Key Facts.
Simons, Janet M.; Eng, Mary
For advocates, parents, educators, researchers, and speechmakers, this book brings together key facts and statistical data about the American family, now and in the near future. The first section provides an overview of population and demographic trends extending through the first decade of the 21st century. This overview is followed by sections providing statistical data on (1) children and families in general; (2) income and poverty; (3) working parents and their children; (4) births, marriages, and divorces; (5) child care; (6) maternal and child health; (7) education; (8) housing; (9) juvenile justice; (10) food and nutrition; and (11) youth employment. Each section consists of a prefatory list of key facts followed by tables of statistical data. (RH)
Descriptors: Day Care, Demography, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Parents, Family Health, Family Income, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit), Housing, Nutrition, Population Trends, Youth Employment
Children's Defense Fund, 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (Paper, $5.50; 10-19 copies, 10% discount; 20-99 copies, 20% discount; 100 or more, 25% discount).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Juvenile Justice; United States