Family background, family income, maternal work and child development by Pierre Lefebvre

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  • Canada.,
  • Canada


  • Children of working mothers -- Canada.,
  • Child development -- Canada.,
  • Parenting -- Canada.,
  • Work and family -- Canada.,
  • Famille -- Aspect économique -- Canada.,
  • Mères au travail -- Canada.,
  • Enfants -- Développement -- Canada.,
  • Travail et famille -- Canada.,
  • Femmes -- Travail -- Canada -- Aspect psychologique.

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Statementby Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan.
SeriesWorking papers = Documents de travail ;, W-98-12E, Working papers (Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch) ;, W-98-12E
ContributionsMerrigan, Philip, 1956-, Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch.
LC ClassificationsHQ777.6 .L43 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3988838M
LC Control Number2001320625

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Downloadable. This paper presents estimates of the effects of family background, family income and parental work - especially maternal employment - on the behavioural development of young children.

The particular outcomes analysed are children's scores on development-assessment instruments measuring cognitive development (4- to 5-year-old), problematic behaviour and pro-social behaviour (4- to.

Get this from a library. Family background, family income, maternal work and child development. [Pierre Lefebvre; Philip Merrigan; Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch.] -- "With an increasing proportion of women working in the paid labour force over the last 40 years, researchers have long been debating the effects of this trend on child development.

Like family income, parental education is a strong influence on children’s home environ-ments. In some research on child outcomes, maternal education is a better predictor than family income In a brain imaging study of young children, there were measurable effects of maternal educa-tion on brain regions involved in attention.

Juan M. Iranzo, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Early Years. Collins' family background, early life experiences, and university years deeply influenced his subsequent intellectual maternal work and child development book research maternal grandfather, a German immigrant in the s, was a noncommissioned officer in the US army for 30 years.

Increasing family involvement at the early grades predicts literacy achievement and, maternal work and child development book importantly, is a stronger indicator for literacy development than family income, maternal level of education, and ethnicity.

Providing processes and structures to increase family involvement at the early grades matters most for children. Jun 13,  · It can also lead to a child who is more socially competent and has better communication skills than a child who does not feel family income family connections, according to Weiss.

family risk factors can also influence the path of early childhood development. Maternal risk factors, in particular, can have a great impact on a child's development.

maternal employment for later child development. Increased market work clearly provides extra income for the family and there is a vast literature establishing that children who grow up in poverty Does mothers’ employment affect children’s development?. by: Objective: Maternal return to work within 12 weeks of delivery is associated with poor child health and development.

However, little is known about the impact of return to work on child obesity risk. Family structure change can disrupt the settings of children’s daily lives. Most scholarship focuses on disruption in the home environment.

Moving beyond the home, this study explores the association between changes in family structure and changes in several dimensions of early child by: Home» Parents and child development.

this paper estimates the effect of maternal time inputs on early child development. We find that maternal time is a family income important determinant of skill formation and that its effect declines with child age. (depression, stress) and contextual characteristics (work status, family structure.

Introduction Background to use of home-based records for child health. Integrated child health records kept by parents, otherwise known as parent-held child health record, are in use in numerous low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and high-income countries (HIC).Author: Muhammad Chutiyami, Shirley Wyver, Janaki Amin.

Socioeconomic status affects a variety of mental and physical health outcomes, such as language development. Indeed, with poverty, disparities in the development of language processing are arguably among the most consistently found— with decreases in vocabulary, phonological awareness, and syntax at many different developmental stages.

This article compares maternal and child health and immunisation services in two poor rural counties in China. The health status of the population of one county is much better than in the other. Downloadable. This paper uses data from the ALSPAC cohort of births to explore the effects of early maternal employment on child cognitive and behavioural outcomes.

The results indicate that full time maternal employment begun in the 18 months after childbirth has small negative effects on later child outcomes.

Part-time work and work begun later than 18 months, however, do not seem to. The specificity of environmental influence: Socioeconomic status affects early vocabulary development via maternal speech. Child Development Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

Snow CE. Maternal correlates of toddler vocabulary production in low-income families. Child Development ;76(4)− Teale WH. Work-family balance is a concept involving proper prioritizing between work/career and family life.

It includes issues relating to the way how work and families intersect and influence each other. At a political level, it is reflected through policies such maternity leave and paternity leave. Since the s, social scientists as well as.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of family income on student achievement. Review of the Literature. Low-income family has been a problem in children education in the United States.

In the problem statement the hypotheses is about the effect of low. The Influence of Parental Income on Children’s Outcomes They do not necessarily represent the views of the Ministry of Social Development.

The Influence of Parental Income on Children’s Outcomes The focus of this work has been on sources of influence on child outcomes, with an emphasis on family-level factors, including the economic.

The economic definition of poverty is typically based on income measures, Child development refers to the ordered emergence of interdependent skills of sensorimotor, cognitive–language, and social–emotional functioning, which depend on the child's physical well‐being, the family context, and the larger social network.

7 Educational. The results of the study will be reported in a book, published by Cambridge Press, called Mothers at Work: Effects on Children's Well-being by Lois Hoffman and Lise Youngblade, with Rebekah Coley, Allison Fuligni, and Donna Kovacs.

Most of the maternal employment research and my own study deal with school-aged children, so the bulk of my talk Cited by: 7. Jul 21,  · Parents struggling to combine paid work with bringing up their children now have some positive news thanks to a new study on maternal employment and.

In addition to the variables used in the benchmark specifications, our hybrid specification includes family income, maternal employment status, an indicator variable for whether the child is enrolled in a private school, an area deprivation index (in deciles), and primary school fixed by: Birth Order Matters: The Effect of Family Size and Birth Order on Educational Attainment∗ We use unique retrospective family background data from the British Household Panel Survey to explore the degree to which family size and birth order affect a child’s subsequent educational attainment.

Onocha () concludes that a child from a well educated family with high socio-economic status is more likely to perform better than a child from an illiterate family. This is because the child from an educated family has a lot of support such as a decent and good environment for academic work, parental.

May 25,  · The results showed that SES was predictive of children's academic achievement, and parent involvement mediated the influence of both family income and maternal education on youth's academic achievement in Tenth grade.

However, with Ghanian youth as participants, Chowa et al. () were unable to replicate the findings of Altschul ().Cited by: 3. Together with income, education also plays a major role in determining maternal health outcomes, including fertility rates, access to family planning, and antenatal coverage.

Women with higher education are much more likely to receive antenatal care from a medical doctor than. Statistics on Child and Family Well-Being These resources provide State and national statistics on child and family well-being indicators, such as health, child care, education, income, and marriage.

Data on the demographics of children, families, and the communities in which they live are also included. NICHD Early Child Care Research Network The effects of infant child care on infant-mother attachment security: Results of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care.

Child Development ;68(5) NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. Child care and family predictors of preschool attachment and stability from infancy. Over the past two decades or so, a significant literature has developed on the impact of family structure and family change on child wellbeing.

This literature documents an accumulating body of evidence that children raised in different family contexts display differential patterns of outcomes across a wide range of developmental domains. Resources for Parents; Resources for Service Providers; and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and screening for a wide variety of maternal and child health conditions.

Furthermore, the Healthy Start Program utilizes an array of industry-recognized evidence. The official poverty level varies according to household size, but in a single parent with two children met the definition of poor if family income was below $17, and a family with two adults and two children was considered to be living in poverty if household income fell below $21, Low family income affects children in different ways.

Jan 04,  · For younger children, get in the habit of reading to them. For the adolescent, ask what book they are reading and then read it yourself. In both cases, engage the child in a discussion about the book. In summary, family time should be a fun and enjoyable way to raise healthy and happy children that love and feel loved.

the associations between the movement from welfare to work and child well-being. Background Welfare Reform, Maternal Work, and Family Processes Although the work requirements of TANF are likely to affect parental behavior towards children, relatively few studies have examined changes in parenting practices that may result from welfare reform.

Sep 14,  · Investing in early child development is a smart and essential strategy for building human capital, reducing inequities, and promoting sustainable development, argue Bernadette Daelmans and colleagues The millennium development goal on child health has led to great improvements in child survival worldwide.

Child mortality has fallen by almost 50%, resulting in an estimated 17 fewer Cited by: evidence regarding the mechanisms that link maternal employment to child outcomes.

In particular, while it is plausible that maternal employment, especially full-time work, will have adverse effects on child outcomes due to fewer or less stimulating mother-child interactions, the degree to which maternal work hours influence the amount and the. Michigan Family Impact Seminars 9 Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families Lois E.

Wright, Ph.D. and Cynthia B. Seymour, JD Despite the large and increasing numbers of incarcerated parents, the children have been a forgotten population, with. Work and Family Research in the First Decade of the 21st Century Scholarshipon work and family topics expanded in scope and coverage during the – decade, spurred by an increased diversity of workplaces and of families, by methodological innovations,andbythegrowthofcommunitiesof scholars focused on the work-family nexus.

family background features (including poverty, large family size, parental disharmony, poor child-rearing, and parental criminality) leads to a constellation of antisocial features when CHAPTER 10 Family Influences on Delinquency a strong conscience in their children (Farrington et al.

Mar 27,  · Was obtained from the ESRC / DFID Poverty Alleviation Fund Round Three (1 May 31 October ), under the project title ‘New Norms and Forms of Development: Brokerage in Maternal and Child Health Service Development and Delivery in Author: Radha Adhikari, Pam Smith, Jeevan Raj Sharma, Obindra Bahadur Chand.

Possible Effects of Welfare There are numerous ways that receiving welfare may affect children's development (Zaslow et al., ). The cash payments provided by AFDC may allow mothers to provide better environments for their children (through better food, housing, clothing, etc.) than they could without such assistance.

Parental Education and Child’s Education: A Natural Experiment∗ Is the intergenerational educational link due to nature or nurture? In order to answer this dilemma, this paper identifies the effect of parental education on their offspring’s schooling attainment using a discontinuity in the parental educational attainment.

The discontinuity.Three panelists spoke on the topic of poverty and parenting young children. Ariel Kalil provided an overview of gaps by family income in child development outcomes, arguing that parenting is a major factor in this gap, and describing some “low-cost, light.The Impact of Students’ Socio-economic Background on Academic Performance in Universities, a Case of Students in Kisii University College and development by using controlled organized activities and fostering a sense of entitlement through encouraged A family's socioeconomic status is based on family income, parental education level.

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