ERIC Number: EJ613607
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Intergenerational Influences on the Entry into Parenthood: Mothers' Preferences for Family and Nonfamily Behavior.
Barber, Jennifer S.
Social Forces, v79 n1 p319-48 Sep 2000
Analysis of long-term longitudinal data on White married mothers and their children found that both sons and daughters whose mothers preferred early marriage, large families, low levels of education, and stay-at-home mothers had children earlier than their peers. Analyses support both socialization and social control mechanisms. (Contains 56 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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