ERIC Number: EJ634405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Does Family Structure Matter? A Comparison of Adoptive, Two-Parent Biological, Single-Mother, Stepfather, and Stepmother Households.
Lansford, Jennifer E.; Ceballo, Rosario; Abbey, Antonia; Stewart, Abigail J.
Journal of Marriage and Family, v63 n3 p840-51 Aug 2001
Using data from the National Survey of Families and Households, comparisons were made with quality of family relationships and well being across five different family structures with a particular focus on adoptive households. Findings indicated the most support for the perspective stressing importance of family processes, rather than family structure. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Families and Households