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adjusted for race adolescence adults average becoming a teen behavior biological parents black children Chapter chil child support child well-being children from two-parent children in single-parent children in stepfamilies children in two-parent children living children who grow children who live Cohort community resources difference in child disrupted families dropout rates early childbearing economic effect of family family disruption family income family structure grandmother high school dropout high school graduation Hispanic household idleness less marital marriage mother's education Moynihan Report National Longitudinal Survey NLSY nonmarital nonresident fathers NSFH number of siblings numbers are adjusted one-parent families Panel Study parent families parental resources percent percentage points poverty line predivorce PSID remarried reported residential mobility sample single motherhood single mothers single parent single parenthood single-mother families single-parent families social capital sophomore statistically significant stepfather Study of Income teen mothers two-parent families underclass unstable families welfare young women
Page 1 - Children who grow up in a household with only one biological parent are worse off, on average, than children who grow up in a household with both of their biological parents, regardless of the parents...
Page 2 - ... are single motherhood and father absence therefore the root cause of child poverty, school failure, and juvenile delinquency? Our findings lead us to say no. While living with just one parent increases the risk of each of these negative outcomes, it is not the only, or even the major, cause of them.
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