The team examined how gender-typical behaviour develops over time within different family structures
and whether it remains relatively consistent as children grow older.
A second possible role for family structure
is the impact of the changing gender mix of college graduates.
In the analysis presented below, we examine the relationships between children's completed schooling and a number of factors, including single-parent family structure
The taboo on careful research on family structure
and poverty was broken by William Julius Wilson, an eminent black sociologist.
However, most research on the association between family structure
and children's socioeconomic status has been conducted in the United States, where other related sources of disadvantage may have more important effects on children's outcomes than single parenthood (Thomson and McLanahan 2012).
Ecapan said mut'ah marriage destroys family structure
in the society and constitutes an obstacle for notable generations.
Sara Mclanahan and Gary Sandefur firmly establish that a non-intact family structure
is generally not conducive to "good parenting.
More might have been said about the breakup of families during the domestic slave trade, the impact of runaways on the family structure
, and slave longevity (the latter is mentioned concerning slaves in St.
As the visibility of non-traditional families increase, practitioners are often called on to re-frame their ideas about family structure
Students who have experienced repeated changes in their family structure
will be less successful academically when attending more rigorous schools, according to a study reported in the Sociology of Education journal.
A 2002 report from Child Trends concluded: "Research clearly demonstrates that family structure
matters for children, and the family structure
that helps the most is a family headed by two biological parents in a low-conflict marriage.
Investing in a Bright Future for All of Colorado's Kids" takes a comprehensive look at key indicators of child well-being to assess how Colorado's 254,000 children in immigrant families are faring in areas such as economic well-being, family structure
and English proficiency.