ERIC Number: EJ612704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Migrant Labor in South Africa: A Comparative Analysis of the Academic Achievement of Father-Present and Father-Absent Adolescents.
Mboya, Mzobanzi M.; Nesengani, Ralintho I.
Adolescence, v34 n136 p763-67 Win 1999
Study seeks to determine whether there are significant differences in academic achievement between father-present and father-absent (due to migrant labor) adolescents. Academic achievement of 276 high school students in South Africa was measured covering biology, English (second language), and mathematics.. Father-present students were found to score significantly higher than father-absent students. (Contains 26 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa