ERIC Number: EJ404889
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Becoming the Breadwinner: Single Mothers' Reactions to Changes in Their Paid Work Lives.
Fassinger, Polly A.
Family Relations, v38 n4 p404-11 Oct 1989
Examined attitudes of 20 divorced mothers about becoming their families' breadwinners. Attitudes toward breadwinning varied according to 3 marital history types: segregated, modified-segregated, and primarily wife-shaped. Findings showed that mothers from segregated marriages had the greatest difficulty accepting the breadwinner role. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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