Children of women in the labor force

Waldman, Elizabeth; Gover, Kathryn R.
July 1971
Monthly Labor Review;Jul71, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p19
Academic Journal
Focuses on the children of working mothers in the United States, as of March 1970. Marital and family characteristics of working mothers; Availability of child care services; Trends in the labor force participation of working mothers.


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