CitationElder, Glen H., Jr. & Russell, Stephen T. (1996). Academic Performance and Future Aspirations. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage.
AbstractHow do divorced and intact families differ? Is there a link between parental divorce and child adjustment? How do parents and children in divorced families interact differently from those in intact families? "Understanding Differences Between Divorced and Intact Families" offers . . . insights on these and other important questions. The research team behind this volume has assembled and analyzed data from 2 large-scale studies [the Iowa Youth and Families Project and Iowa Single Parent Project] of Midwestern families—one examining intact families, the other examining divorced families. The findings illustrate the special stresses each type of family suffers and the impact of divorce on children.
Series TitleUnderstanding Differences between Divorced and Intact Families: Stress, Interaction, and Child Outcomes
Author(s)Elder, Glen H., Jr.
Russell, Stephen T.