ERIC Number: EJ302225
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Social Network Factors and the Transition to Parenthood.
Power, Thomas G.; Parke, Ross D.
Sex Roles, v10 n11-12 p949-72 Jun 1984
A social support model for predicting the ease of transition into the motherhood role is presented. Four kinds of social network supports (relational, ideological, physical, and informational) and six social network agents (husband, friends, relatives, work associates, neighbors, and institutions) are considered. Policy and research implications are discussed. (Author/CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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