ERIC Number: EJ469373
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Child Indicators: Children in Poverty.
Lewit, Eugene M.
Future of Children, v3 n1 p176-82 Spr 1993
Examines the incidence of child poverty in the United States, criticisms of official poverty thresholds, and the influence of family structure and race on child poverty. Recent data show that 60% of poor children lived in families headed by single females and that the majority of African-American children will experience poverty at some point in their lives. (MDM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Adoption.