ERIC Number: EJ475253
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reply: Childbearing and Schooling: Disentangling Temporal and Causal Mechanisms.
Upchurch, Dawn M.; And Others
American Sociological Review, v58 n5 p738-40 Oct 1993
Replies to "Adolescent Mothers Drop Out" (Douglas K. Anderson, 1993). It is indeed true that women who begin childbearing as adolescents achieve less schooling than do women who postpone or forego childbearing, but debate about why continues. It is argued that the apparent impact of early childbearing on education may result from a common set of underlying socioeconomic factors. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Note: For related document, see UD 517 647.