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ERIC Number: EJ418856
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-0112
Mate Availability, Family Formation, and Family Structure among Black Americans in Nonmetropolitan Louisiana 1970-1980.
Fossett, Mark A.; Kiecolt, K. Jill
Rural Sociology, v55 n3 p305-27 Fall 1990
Assesses effects of community sex ratio (of men to women) on rural Black family formation and structure. Ratio directly linked to Black women's marriage prevalence, and inversely linked to women's nonmarital fertility. Concludes ratio a family-structure factor. Suggests social policy implications. Suggests urban ghetto studies be broadened. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana