ERIC Number: EJ559310
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Consequences of Young Mothers' Marital Histories for Children's Cognitive Development.
Cooksley, Elizabeth C.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v59 n2 p245-61 May 1997
Focuses on marital histories of young mothers and whether the family structure into which children (N=940) of young mothers are born, and the stability of that arrangement, affects the child's academic abilities. Results suggest that young mothers marital histories do influence the educational achievements of their elementary-school-aged children. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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