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ERIC Number: EJ389757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Liability of Having Brothers: Paying for College and the Sex Composition of the Family.
Powell, Brian; Steelman, Lala Carr
Sociology of Education, v62 n2 p134-47 Apr 1989
Examines effects that the sex composition of family has upon ways in which families finance higher education. Finds that as the number of brothers increases, the likelihood that a student will meet his financial obligation through means other than parental contribution becomes greater. Suggests sex composition is a structural element of the family. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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