Growing up with a single parent : what ..
More than half of all children in the current generation will live in a single-parent family--and these children will not fare as well as their peers who live with both parents. This is the clear and urgent message of this powerful book. Based on four national surveys and drawing on more than a decade of research, "Growing Up with a Single Parent" elucidates the connection between family structure and a child's prospects for success.
Growing Up with a Single Parent : Gary D
Other authors have shown that a child growing up with a single parent suffers disadvantage at school. McLanahan and Sandefur, in this careful empirical analysis, demonstrate how this disadvantage occurs, particularly emphasizing the role of income and social capital. Moreover, they show what can be done about it--both by parents and by government. This book is a recipe for action.
revealed that she met her father for the first time when she was seven in an interview with. She also spoke on the psychological effects of growing up with a single parent.