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Sorhagen, Nicole S.; Keiffer, Jacqueline N.; Weinraub, Marsha – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Does mothers' employment predict the subsequent maternal employment of their daughters? Social learning theory suggests that modeling should increase under more positive relationship conditions. We examined the congruence between mothers' maternal employment and daughters' maternal employment longitudinally across 4 periods of parenthood and as a…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Parent Child Relationship, Daughters
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Lee, Jinhee – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
This study examined the effect of maternal employment status during the first year of a child's life on the trajectory of fathers' engagement with preschool-aged children, using the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N = 969). Further, the role of resources was examined regarding the relationship between first-year maternal employment and…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employment Level, Parent Participation, Preschool Children
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Kühhirt, Michael; Klein, Markus – Child Development, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between early maternal employment history and children's vocabulary and inductive reasoning ability at age 5, drawing on longitudinal information on 2,200 children from the Growing Up in Scotland data. Prior research rarely addresses dynamics in maternal employment and the methodological ramifications of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Child Development, Correlation
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Pilkauskas, Natasha V.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Waldfogel, Jane – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Although many studies have investigated links between maternal employment and children's wellbeing, less research has considered whether the stability of maternal employment is linked with child outcomes. Using unique employment calendar data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N = 2,011), an urban birth cohort study of largely…
Descriptors: Employment, Early Childhood Education, Child Behavior, Thinking Skills
Pilkauskas, Natasha V.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Waldfogel, Jane – Poverty Solutions, University of Michigan, 2017
Although many studies have investigated links between maternal employment and children's wellbeing, less research has considered whether the stability of maternal employment is linked with child outcomes. Using unique employment calendar data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N=2,011), an urban birth cohort study of largely…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employment, Child Behavior, Thinking Skills
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Lombardi, Caitlin McPherran; Coley, Rebekah Levine – Child Development, 2017
This study assessed the links between early maternal employment and children's later academic and behavioral skills in Australia and the United Kingdom. Using representative samples of children born in each country from 2000 to 2004 (Australia N = 5,093, U.K. N = 18,497), OLS regression models weighted with propensity scores assessed links between…
Descriptors: Child Development, Foreign Countries, Regression (Statistics), Grade 1
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Shpancer, Noam; Schweitzer, Stefanie N. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Data were collected over a 15-year span from three comparable cohorts of students at a Midwestern university about their childcare histories and current attitudes towards non-parental childcare and maternal employment. Across cohorts, a history of non-parental childcare predicted adult attitudes towards non-parental childcare and maternal…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Child Care, Attitude Measures, Adults
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Lombardi, Caitlin McPherran; Coley, Rebekah Levine – Developmental Psychology, 2014
This study assessed whether previous findings linking early maternal employment to lower cognitive and behavioral skills among children generalized to modern families. Using a representative sample of children born in the United States in 2001 (N = 10,100), ordinary least squares regression models weighted with propensity scores assessed links…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, School Readiness, Correlation
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Lam, Gigi – Education, 2015
The maternal employment becomes an irreversible trend across the globe. The effect of maternal employment on children's socioemotional functioning is so pervasive that it warrants special attention to investigate into the issue. A trajectory of analytical framework of how maternal employment affects children's socioemotional functioning originates…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Child Development, Social Behavior
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Suh, Go Woon – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
This study examined the mediated role of children's language in the effects of fathers' and mothers' parenting on children's school readiness. The moderated roles of maternal employment and child sex were also examined. Data were drawn from the Panel Study on Korean Children (PSKC), using a total of 1730 families (male children: 51%). First, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition, School Readiness, Mothers
Ackert, Elizabeth; Ressler, Robert; Ansari, Arya; Crosnoe, Robert – Grantee Submission, 2018
Integrating family and child data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort with contextual data from the Census, this study examined associations among maternal employment, aspects of communities related to child care supply and demand, and the early care and education arrangements of 4-year-olds in Mexican-origin, black, and white…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Children, Child Care
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Coskun, Kerem; Topkaya, Yavuz – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
Aim of the present research is to reveal correlation between procedural knowledge of recycling and socioeconomic status of the primary school children. The present research was designed in correlational research, one of the quantitative research tradition. Data were analyzed through Spearman-Brown Rank Order and multiple regression. Results of the…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Skill Development, Recycling, Conservation (Environment)
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Schneer, Joy A.; Beutell, Nicholas J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors examined expectations for and commitment to career and family participation among American and Chinese business students using social learning theory. They found differences between Chinese and U.S. respondents on expectations regarding career and family as well as an interaction between gender, country (China vs. United States), and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Coley, Rebekah Levine; Lombardi, Caitlin McPherran – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Research indicates a link between maternal employment and children's risk of obesity, but little prior work has addressed maternal employment during children's infancy. This study examined the timing and intensity of early maternal employment and associations with children's later overweight and obesity in a sample of low-income families in…
Descriptors: Employed Parents, Labor Market, Obesity, Economically Disadvantaged
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Coley, Rebekah Levine; Lombardi, Caitlin McPherran – Child Development, 2013
This study assessed whether previous findings linking early maternal employment to lower cognitive and behavioral skills among middle-class and White children generalized to other groups. Using a representative sample of urban, low-income, predominantly African American and Hispanic families ("n" = 444), ordinary least squares regression…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Child Development, Low Income Groups
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