ERIC Number: EJ405922
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Labor Force Participation and Poverty Status among Rural and Urban Women Who Head Families.
Cautley, Eleanor; Slesinger, Doris P.
Policy Studies Review, v7 n4 p795-809 Sum 1988
Urban women are better off in labor force participation and poverty than women in central city and rural areas. Differences in access to jobs and welfare benefits explain the urban-rural variation. Finds that the most important factor for not living in poverty is earning income. Recommends policies for reducing poverty among single, working mothers. (ALL/GGH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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