ERIC Number: EJ555980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Recent Trends and Variations in Nonmarital Childbearing.
Children Today, v24 n2 p12 1997
Describes the increase in nonmarital childbearing in the United States in the past 50 years. Considers age differences in nonmarital childbearing and the disproportionate numbers of poorly educated unmarried mothers. Maintains that changes in sexual behavior of unmarried people and declines in marriages of unmarried pregnant women contributed to increased nonmarital birth rates. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue on: "Child Support Enforcement."