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ERIC Number: EJ400256
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Impact of Children upon Social Support Networks throughout the Life Course.
Ishii-Kuntz, Masako; Seccombe, Karen
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v51 n3 p777-90 Aug 1989
Examined effect of children on social integration and isolation of married people (N=2,194) over three life stages through use of a family life course perspective and social exchange theory. Found parents whose children had left home were most involved and "permanently" childless couples most isolated. Concluded social isolation of childless couple complemented by stronger marital support. (Author/CM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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