Family Structure Differences In Maternal Time With Children: Disparate Social Structural Locations Or Different Propensities Towards Mothering?

Utilizing the 2003 and 2004 American Time Use Survey (ATUS), this thesis examines the relationship between family structure and maternal time with children. The large sample, composed of 4,309 married mothers and 1,821 single mothers with children less than 13 years of age, allows for a detail-rich description of single mothers’ time with their children that has not been possible before the ATUS…


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Literature Review
Chapter 3: Data and Methods
Chapter 4: Results
Chapter 5: Discussion and Conclusions

Author: Kendig, Sarah M.

Source: University of Maryland

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