ERIC Number: EJ533853
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Children in Single-Father Families in Demographic Perspective.
Eggebeen, David J.; And Others
Journal of Family Issues, v17 n4 p441-65 Jul 1996
Examines single-parent families headed by fathers. Studied specially constructed child files from the 1960-90 Public Use Microdata Samples data from the Census of Population. Findings showed single-father families generally rare but increasing. Social capital of children's fathers, availability of adults, and children's economic well-being vary markedly. Reveals a wide diversity of living arrangements. (FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on "The Changing Circumstances of Children's Lives." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (San Francisco, CA, April 1995).