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ERIC Number: EJ576098
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Family Relationships, Parenting Practices, the Availability of Male Family Members, and the Behavior of Inner-City Boys in Single-Mother and Two-Parent Families.
Florsheim, Paul; Tolan, Patrick; Gorman-Smith, Deborah
Child Development, v69 n5 p1437-47 Oct 1998
Examined if and how differences in functioning of single-mother and two-parent families relate to occurrence of behavioral problems among inner-city boys ages 10-15. Findings included (1) multiple family risk factors contribute to occurrence of behavior problems; (2) most family risk factors were generalizable to both single-mother and two-parent families; (3) risks associated with single motherhood can be offset. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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