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ERIC Number: EJ459003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Do Children in Single-Parent Households Fare Better Living with Same-Sex Parents?
Downey, Douglas B.; Powell, Brian
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v55 n1 p55-71 Feb 1993
Used data from National Educational Longitudinal Study (with 3,483 and 409 eighth graders living in mother-only and father-only homes, respectively) to test whether children in single-parent homes fare better living with same-sex parent. Of 35 social psychological and educational outcomes studied, found none in which both males and females benefited significantly from living with same-sex parent. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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