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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 205–228.
Published: 10 September 2013
... child during the intersurvey period. Using longitudinal data collected from living mothers rather than from children’s current foster homes offers new insights into the reasons children are sent to live with others besides their parents. The regressions presented in Table  3 examine the child...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 351–359.
Published: 01 March 1967
... Foster Home References 1. Antibau, Chester James, S.J.D. (1960). Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States . Buffalo: Dennis & Co., Inc. 2. Jackson Clarion Ledger , September 9, 1965. 3. Lee Everett S. ( 1963 ). Migration Differentials by State of Birth...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 2009–2017.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Foster care Administrative data Foster care is the childhood experience of living without parents under the supervision of a child welfare agency, such as with a foster family or in a group home. Placement of children in foster care in the United States is remarkably common. On September 30...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 933–954.
Published: 06 November 2012
...” that occurs when children are frequently moved from one foster care setting to another. The American Association of Pediatrics released a statement indicating that “multiple foster home placements can be injurious” to children (USA Today Magazine 2001 ). Child development researchers suggest that multiple...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 261–284.
Published: 05 December 2018
... to identify the mechanisms that explain this association, but we raise a few possibilities. Generally speaking, foster care may provide an environment that discourages early or risky sexual activity. For example, foster homes may provide higher levels of supervision than (maltreating or otherwise at-risk...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 309–335.
Published: 01 May 2006
... . Washington, DC : Casey Family Programs . Berrick , J.D. ( 1998 ). When Children Cannot Remain Home: Foster Family Care and Kinship Care . The Future of Children , 8 ( 1 ), 72 – 87 . 10.2307/1602629 Berrick , J.D. , Needell , B. , & Minkler , M. ( 1999 ). The Policy...
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2007
... . Demography , 38 , 115 – 32 . Foster , G. , Shakespeare , R. , Chinemana , F. , Jackson , H. , Gregson , S. , Marange , C. , & Mashumba , S. ( 1995 ). Orphans Prevalence and Extended Family Care in a Peri-urban Community in Zimbabwe . AIDS Care , 7 ( 1 ), 3 – 18...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 963–969.
Published: 18 November 2012
... includes one relevant comparison group that Allen et al. left out: children in group homes and orphanages. These are the children who are presumably available for adoptive parents or foster parents, but their grade retention rate of 34 % is much higher than the grade retention rate of children living...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 799–821.
Published: 10 May 2018
... different from girls in gay homes and boys in lesbian homes. Allen et al. ( 2014 ) also found noteworthy results when reducing the measurement error in the dependent variable. The 2000 census data aggregate grade attending into grades 1–4 and grades 5–8, which allowed Rosenfeld to identify only whether...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 755–775.
Published: 01 August 2010
... retention of children living in group quarters. According to Table 1, children living in group homes, many of them awaiting adoption or foster parents, had an implied grade retention rate of 34.4%. Children who were incarcerated had a grade-retention rate of 78.0%. Later in this article, I show...
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Demography (2014) 51 (3): 1041–1068.
Published: 10 April 2014
.... , Johnson , E. I. , James , S. , & Rubin , D. ( 2009 ). Estimating the “impact” of out-of-home placement on child well-being: Approaching the problem of selection bias . Child Development , 80 , 1856 – 1876 . 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01372.x Blumstein , A. , & Beck...
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Demography (2003) 40 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Marriage Rate References Aassve A. , Burgess S. , Chesher A. , & Propper C. ( 2002 ). Transitions From Home to Marriage Among Young Americans . Journal of Applied Econometrics , 17 ( 1 ), 1 – 23 . 10.1002/jae.636 Abrahamse, A., P. Morrison, and L. Waite. 1988...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 August 2004
... than their parents fare worse. The analy- sis of this issue is complicated by the fact that living but absent parents may strategically choose to have their children fostered by others to achieve specific objectives. For ex- ample, a child may be sent from home to work or to live in a location where...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1121–1146.
Published: 29 July 2015
... and paternal absence due to child relocation, male children are significantly less likely to experience absence, with a 40 % and 15 % lower risk, respectively. These percentages are consistent with the child-fostering literature, which has found that girls are more likely to be fostered to help other relatives...
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Demography (2017) 54 (4): 1477–1501.
Published: 12 July 2017
... – 186 . 10.1111/j.1532-7795.2006.00127.x . Flashman , J. ( 2014 ). Friend effects and racial disparities in academic achievement . Sociological Science , 1 , 260 – 276 . 10.15195/v1.a17 . Foster , H. , & Hagan , J. ( 2007 ). Incarceration and intergenerational social...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 97–109.
Published: 01 February 1995
... from Family, Government and the Economy . New York : Russell Sage . Hoffman S.D. , Foster E.M. , & Furstenberg F.F. ( 1993 ). Re-Evaluating the Costs of Teenage Childbearing. . Demography , 30 , 1 – 14 . 10.2307/2061859 Manning W.D. ( 1992 ). First Birth...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 955–961.
Published: 18 November 2012
... Never-Married Men Median Income ($) 58,000 48,820 40,250 24,000 15,900 35,800 29,000 % of Children Who Are: “Own” children ( R 1 ) 85.7 82.3 83.1 91.7 97.8 87.8 90.9 Stepchildren 7.27 8.32 12.37 0.26 0.22 2.08 5.41 Foster children 0.32 0.81 0.97 0.76 0 0.35...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 February 2010
... with costs and income losses due to chronic illnesses. If households are credit constrained, then reduced incomes can result in lower investments in education. Aside from these direct wealth effects, orphanhood can be associated with an increased value of the child s time in home production (as a substitute...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1931–1956.
Published: 09 September 2019
... support for embodied capital models of the demographic transition in Tanzania . Current Anthropology , 59 , 644 – 654 . 10.1086/699880 Hedges S. , Sear R. , Todd J. , Urassa M. , & Lawson D. W. ( 2019 ). Earning their keep? Fostering, children’s education, and work...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1949–1972.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with the duration of their parent’s current union (read more about this in the upcoming section, Focal Variables). We further account for mothers’ children who are missing from the household due to death and/or fostering/aging out (i.e., home-leaving). Our approach allows us to study remarital fertility differences...