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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lisa A. Gennetian; Leonard M. Lopoo; Andrew S. London Abstract We examine how changes in maternal work hours affect adolescent children’s school participation and performance outcomes using data from interviews in 1998 and 2001 with approximately 1,700 women who, in May 1995, were welfare-reliant...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1867–1894.
Published: 04 October 2014
...” of time. On average, maternal work has no effect on time in activities that positively influence children’s development, but it reduces time in types of activities that may be detrimental to children’s development. Stratification by mothers’ education reveals that although all children, regardless of...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 559–576.
Published: 08 April 2020
... life and careers may affect parental health through stressors occurring from the double burden of working and caring for children. We investigate this (potential) double burden and its effect on maternal health later in life. When designing public policies aimed at increased fertility rates and/or...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Fig. 2 Predicted active childcare minutes by maternal education and work status in 2003–2005 and 2015–2017. For full-time workers in 2003–2005, there were statistical differences (at p <  .05) between those with a college degree or more and the other education groups; there were also More
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
... maternal employment in the first year of life had any long-term adverse effects on cognitive outcomes for these children and whether these effects were larger for children whose mothers worked more hours during the first year. We also investigated the effects of maternal employment in the sec- ond and...
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Demography (2012) 49 (1): 23–47.
Published: 04 January 2012
... them. Future work should examine whether maternal transitions into and out of marriages have differential effects from those into and out of cohabitation. Finally, our results are drawn from a relatively disadvantaged, urban group of mothers who were disproportionately likely to have had a...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 747–772.
Published: 14 January 2012
... exhibit fewer behavior problems when mothers work and experience job stability (relative to children whose mothers do not work). In contrast, maternal work accompanied by job instability is associated with significantly higher child behavior problems (relative to employment in a stable job). Children...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 157–171.
Published: 01 May 1999
... between maternal employment and breast-feeding using 1993-1994 data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Infant Feeding Practices Study. We first explore the simultaneous duration of breast-feeding and work leave following childbirth. We find that the duration of leave from work significantly...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Maternal Employment Market Work Time Diary Childcare Time References Amato , P.R. , & Gilbreth , J.G. ( 1999 ). Nonresident Fathers and Children’s Well-being: A Meta-Analysis . Journal of Marriage and the Family , 61 , 557 – 73 . 10.2307/353560 “Americans’ Use of Time...
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Demography (1981) 18 (4): 549–575.
Published: 01 November 1981
... Hass P. H. ( 1972 ). Maternal Role Incompatibility and Fertility in Urban Latin America . Journal of Social Issues , 28 , 111 – 127 . 10.1111/j.1540-4560.1972.tb00021.x Hawley A. H. , Fernandez Dorothy Z. , & Kandiah Vasantha ( 1974 ). The Expectation of Working Life...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 813–833.
Published: 13 May 2019
... with the paternal grandmother is at least 8.6 percentage points higher if the firstborn is a boy. At the same time, maternal labor supply increases by 2.9 days per month. By contrast, for educated mothers, the propensity for coresidence is higher, the working hours are longer, and the impact of the...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Rachel A. Gordon; Robert Kaestner; Sanders Korenman Abstract This article presents estimates of effects of maternal paid work and nonmaternal child care on injuries and infectious disease for children aged 12 to 36 months. Mother-child fixed-effects estimates are obtained by using data from the...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 545–561.
Published: 01 November 1989
..., and Well-Being (pp. 415 – 437 ). Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . Hock , E. ( 1980 ). Working and nonworking mothers and their infants: A comparative study of maternal caregiving characteristics and infant social behavior . Merrill-Palmer Quarterly , 26 , 79 – 101...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 835–863.
Published: 06 May 2016
... (shown in Table 3 ), but this difference is not statistically significant. Perhaps the strength of the association from maternal education preempts the influence of maternal risk factors. The AMEs for high parity and short birth interval with cohort proportions having paid work are also not...
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Demography (1990) 27 (3): 447–455.
Published: 01 August 1990
... that education probably "enhances knowledge about effective ways to prevent, recognize, and treat childhood illnesses" (1989, p. 17). This is consistent with much of Caldwell's work (1979, 1981; Caldwell, Gajanake, Caldwell, & Pieris 1989). Cleland also argued that the lack of any apparent threshold in...
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Demography (2001) 38 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 February 2001
... 3.07 1.34, 7.06 0.54 0.21, 1.37 Working 1.00 1.00 Lives With Mother-in-Law No NA 2.17 1.21, 3.88 Yes 1.00 aThe proportional odds model was used to model the probability of more frequent contact with natal kin for the 190 women with families in Varanasi. WOMEN S AUTONOMY AND MATERNAL HEALTH CARE...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 699–718.
Published: 20 January 2012
... grateful for comments on earlier drafts from Sandra Hofferth and William Kandel, and for statistical guidance from Jack Sandberg and Guy Stecklov. This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust [085477/Z/08/Z], the Medical Research Council of South Africa, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 435–450.
Published: 01 August 1986
...; Bamgboye , E. A. ( 1981 ). The time location of reports of survivorship: estimates for maternal and paternal orphanhood and the ever-widowed. Centre for Population Studies Working Paper 81-1 . London : London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine . Brass , W. , & Hill , K...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1345–1356.
Published: 03 July 2014
... endure longer than stepfather marriages. Nevertheless, enduring biological marriages were relatively rare, particularly for children born to black mothers, and many children will either not experience a maternal marriage or will experience one that ends in divorce. Much work remains for those who seek to...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1765–1790.
Published: 07 October 2019
..., and Ethiopia . Demography , 52 , 787 – 809 . 10.1007/s13524-015-0392-3 Bicego G. T. , & Boerma J. T. ( 1990 ). Maternal education, use of health services, and child survival: An analysis of data from the Bolivia DHS Survey (Demographic and Health Surveys Working Papers No. 1...
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