ERIC Number: EJ393131
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Effects of Maternal Employment in the Two-Parent Family.
Hoffman, Lois Wladis
American Psychologist, v44 n2 p283-92 Feb 1989
Reviews research on the effects of the mother's employment on the preschool child in the two-parent family. Also examines the effects on the following family processes that mediate child outcomes: (1) psychological well-being of parents; (2) their marital relationship; (3) the father's role; and (4) parent-child interaction. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Psychology, Day Care, Developmental Psychology, Dual Career Family, Employed Parents, Fathers, Marital Satisfaction, Mothers, Nuclear Family, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Preschool Children, Psychological Studies, Public Policy, Sex Differences, Well Being
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Children and Their Development: Knowledge Base, Research Agenda, and Social Policy Application."