ERIC Number: EJ259232
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
The Neglected Birth Order: Middleborns.
Kidwell, Jeannie S.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v44 n1 p225-35 Feb 1982
Examined the self-esteem of middleborns compared with firstborns and lastborns. Studied the number, spacing, and sex of siblings of the middleborn. Data were obtained from a national sample of over 2,200 adolescent males. Results suggested that middleborns have a significantly lower self-esteem than firstborns and lastborns. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A