ERIC Number: EJ443550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Keeping in Touch: How Women in Mid-Life Allocate Social Contacts among Kith and Kin.
Waite, Linda J.; Harrison, Scott C.
Social Forces, v70 n3 p637-54 Mar 1992
Among 3,677 surveyed women, aged 44-59, contacts with friends and family depended on the relationship and household structure, followed by distance, resources, and individual predisposition toward maintaining ties. Race, educational attainment, and residence in the South or rural areas affected certain types of contacts. Contains 36 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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