ERIC Number: EJ548011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Family Structure and Social Mobility.
And Others; Biblarz, Timothy J.
Social Forces, v75 n4 p1319-41 Jun 1997
Holding family-of-origin occupational characteristics constant, both White and African American men from female-headed one-parent families did as well in terms of socioeconomic attainment and occupational status as did men from families with two biological parents. In contrast, father-headed one-parent families and stepfamilies negatively affected socioeconomic attainment of sons. Contains 64 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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