Why the absence of dads increases the number of children in poverty

Haywood, Richette L.
May 1995
Jet;5/29/95, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p14
Focuses on the report entitled `Kids Count' which suggests that a principal reason for the increased number of impoverished children in the United States is due to the rise in absentee fathers. Percentage of black households headed by mothers; Importance of fathers in the family in terms of finance; Correlation between diminished male earnings and employment.


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