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Grandchild, grandparent, and parent coresidence from 1970 to 1990: structural factors affecting state patterns

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. Department of Sociology en_US
dc.contributor.author Hill, Twyla J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-29T18:05:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-29T18:05:48Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 16541926 en_US
dc.identifier 0370033 en_US
dc.identifier.citation International journal of aging & human development. 2006; 62(2): 117-42. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0091-4150 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://ejournals.ebsco.com/direct.asp?ArticleID=4D638E5BE5BC83821DDD en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/4996
dc.description The full text of this article is not available in SOAR. WSU users can access the article via commercial databases licensed by University Libraries: http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1327687. The URL of this article is: http://ejournals.ebsco.com/direct.asp?ArticleID=4D638E5BE5BC83821DDD. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study analyzes structural forces affecting state patterns of parental presence within grandparent-grandchild coresidence by testing demographic, social change, policy environment, and social problems models. The project combines published state-level data with the 1970, 1980, and 1990 Census Public Use Microdata Samples. While factors differentially affect the proportion of children living in each household structure, coresidence seems to be encouraged by social contexts in which people are poor, the middle generation is likely to die, and which have higher rates of births to teens. State policy environment only affects proportions of children living in three generation households for 1980 and 1990. Structural variables other than social problems matter more for percent of children living in three generation households than for proportion of children living only with grandparents. Structural variables explain more variation in proportion of children living in skipped generation households than in proportion of children living with both parents and grandparents. en_US
dc.format.extent 117-42 en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Baywood Publishing en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Aging & Human Development en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Int J Aging Hum Dev en_US
dc.source NLM en_US
dc.subject Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't en_US
dc.subject.mesh Demography en_US
dc.subject.mesh Family Characteristics en_US
dc.subject.mesh Humans en_US
dc.subject.mesh Intergenerational Relations en_US
dc.subject.mesh Models, Psychological en_US
dc.subject.mesh Parents en_US
dc.subject.mesh Public Policy en_US
dc.subject.mesh Social Change en_US
dc.subject.mesh Social Problems en_US
dc.subject.mesh Social Support en_US
dc.subject.mesh Socioeconomic Factors en_US
dc.title Grandchild, grandparent, and parent coresidence from 1970 to 1990: structural factors affecting state patterns en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.coverage.spacial United States en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2006 Baywood Publishing en_US

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