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Structure

The description of how a project financing is drawdown, repaid, and collateralized secured.

Structure

1. See: Capital structure.

2. A building or other improvement to real estate.

structure

the pattern of roles and relationships in a GROUP or ORGANIZATION. See also BUREAUCRACY and ORGANIZATION CHART.

structure

Any constructed improvement to a site.

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Finally, we draw conclusions about whether changes in family structure can help explain race-ethnicity differences in recent wealth trends of college graduates.
While the gap in educational attainment by family structure has widened over time, factors beyond family structure may be responsible for that trend.
Yet Moynihan was absolutely right to emphasize the consequences for low-income children of changing family structure. Partly because there is often only one income coming into a single-parent household, children of unmarried moms are roughly five times as likely to live in poverty as children of married couples.
Interestingly, the authors found that family structure was not related to children's academic test scores from kindergarten to second grade, but that parental education, poor school quality, and neighborhood disadvantage all contributed to widening test score gaps in the first two years of school between African American and white students.
Family structure has a profound impact on child development (Gavin, Chae, & Takeuchi, 2009).
Ecapan said mut'ah marriage destroys family structure in the society and constitutes an obstacle for notable generations.
A study on the effects of family background and parental involvement on Egyptian adolescents' academic achievement and school disengagement found that family structure does indeed affect a parent's likelihood to involve himself or herself in a child's schooling.
conflict, betrayal within the family structure. The result is a powerful story replete with regional characters and influences, perfect for any literary collection strong in short stories.
Road Trip to Redemption offers important keys to family relationships as it provides the autobiography of Mathias' own family structure and the revelations he faced as a busy yet contented father who notices his middle child withdrawing but receives word from God that it's more than normal teen angst.
None of these studies, however, have offered a comparative analysis of the slave family structure in the non-cotton-producing regions of the South.
Yet despite often polarized views and opinions on contemporary family structure, non-traditional families (i.e., those families that shatter long-established nostalgic images and caricatures), are emerging front and center.

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