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ERIC Number: EJ630420
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0146-5945
Home-Alone in America.
Eberstadt, Mary
Policy Review, n107 p5-23 Jun-Jul 2001
Discusses the social consequences of children left at home unsupervised by adults, particularly by their mothers. Highlights the effects on children of having employed or single mothers: lack of sufficient interaction with parents, low academic achievement, substance use, and violence. Suggests the need for a new look at the social construction of motherhood. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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