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Author: Leeper, Ethel M.
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1. Crowell, Nancy A.
Leeper, Ethel M.
America's Fathers and Public Policy
Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994.
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: National Academy Press
Keyword(s): Fathers; Fathers, Absence; Fathers, Involvement; Teenagers

From the Introduction: "The importance of fathers in children's lives has received growing recognition in recent years. This emphasis has been prompted, in part, by the growing number of families without a father present. More than one million American babies, or 1 in 4, are born each year to unmarried mothers, most of whom are in households without fathers. Estimates are that 55 to 60 percent of all children in the United States will spend some of their childhood in a single-parent household (Hernandez, 1993); that parent is usually the mother. At any given time, about 22 percent of all children under age 18 are living with only one parent. In 1992, only 14 percent of children living in single-parent households lived with their fathers, while 86 percent lived with their mothers (Seltzer, 1993)." (Source: Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1994.)
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Crowell, Nancy A. and Ethel M. Leeper. America's Fathers and Public Policy. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994..