Stable Household Trumps Two Parents

Aug 8, 2012 by

An Ohio State University professor has published the findings of a study of family stability that shows growing up in a stable household is more important for a child’s development than whether or not the family has two parents in the home. The findings were released in “Marriage and Family: Perspectives and Complexities,” a recent book co-edited by Claire Kamp Dush, assistant professor of human development and family science. The information was gathered from 5,000 households...

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Unemployment & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

A study of employment and divorce recently conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University and soon to be published in the American Journal of Sociology, includes some interesting observations for men who are married and unemployed. The researchers tracked information on over 3,500 American married couples taken from the US National Survey of Families and Households to show how employment status affects marriage and divorce, The results of the Ohio State study suggest that while modern...

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