Time of Transition: The Growth of Families Headed by Women

Time of Transition: The Growth of Families Headed by Women

by Heather L. Ross, Isabel V. Sawhill
     
 
Looks at the rapid growth of female-headed families with children over the decade and analyzes the implications of that growth for individuals, the family, society, and public policy. Special attention is given to the association between increasing economic independence for women and rising divorce rates, differences in family structure by race, the possible

Overview

Looks at the rapid growth of female-headed families with children over the decade and analyzes the implications of that growth for individuals, the family, society, and public policy. Special attention is given to the association between increasing economic independence for women and rising divorce rates, differences in family structure by race, the possible contribution of welfare to the growth of female-headed families, and the consequences for children of being raised in single-parent families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877661481
Publisher:
Urban Institute Press
Publication date:
06/28/1975
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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