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ERIC Number: EJ400237
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Mother-Only Families: Problems, Prospects, and Politics.
McLanahan, Sara; Booth, Karen
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v51 n3 p557-80 Aug 1989
Examines aspects of mother-only families. Finds high economic insecurity in mother-only families because of low earnings, lack of child support and meager public benefits. Argues that struggle of mother-only families reflects societal struggles around changes in women's roles, relationship between state and family, and class and racial inequality. (Author/CM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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