Families in society-The journal of contemporary social services
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Several states and local areas have increased the minimum wage in recent years, and we anticipate that many policymakers and advocates will be interested in evaluating the impacts that these increa...
In contemporary socioeconomic contexts, employed mothers may experience felt precarity, an emotional reaction to structurally generated vulnerability. This study links wages, a potential source of ...
Hawaii is used as a case study to examine the impact of wages related to the real cost of living (COL). Hawaii’s US$10.10 minimum wage is below the COL based on the federal Supplemental Poverty Mea...
#1Jennifer Scott (LSU: Louisiana State University)H-Index: 4
#2Kathryn Anne Edwards (AN: RAND Corporation)
Last. Alexandra Stanczyk (Mathematica Policy Research)
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Although working more than one job to avoid economic hardship is not a new strategy for U.S. workers, official estimates suggest it is infrequent. These may not, however, include new conceptualizat...
#1Heidi E. Stolz (UT: University of Tennessee)H-Index: 7
#2Melissa Rector LaGraff (UT: University of Tennessee)H-Index: 1
Last. Shelby Clouthier (UT: University of Tennessee)
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This study explores fathers’ engagement with home visiting in the “Tennessee Dad” project, a cluster randomized-controlled trial of an in-home parenting education program for fathers delivered alon...
#1Eric Kyere (IUPUI: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)H-Index: 1
#2Isaac Karikari (UND: University of North Dakota)
Last. Bettina C. Teegen (LSU: Louisiana State University)
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Drawing on research about the positive benefits of school bonding on youth mental health, academic and overall well-being, and the inequities African American youth face in education, this study ex...
#1Marta Benito-Gomez (UNCG: University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
#2Krycya Flores Rojas (UNCG: University of North Carolina at Greensboro)H-Index: 1
Parenting interventions have shown to be effective in improving parenting behaviors quality, reducing child behavior problems, and increasing overall family well-being. However, the majority of res...
Research has found that collaboration is important for family service agencies, and community coalition building is a common form of collaboration. Guided by Community Coalition Action Theory, this...
#1Jonathan Alschech (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 1
#2Stephanie Begun (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 8
Research on young parents experiencing homelessness has typically focused on mothers and pregnant women. Young homeless fathers’ tendencies to decline involvement throughout pregnancy and in their ...
#1Violette E. McGaw (Monash University, Clayton campus)
#2Andrea Reupert (Monash University, Clayton campus)H-Index: 22
Last. Darryl Maybery (Monash University, Clayton campus)H-Index: 22
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Partners raising children are significantly impacted by living with a veteran who has posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This qualitative study explored the parenting and family experiences of p...
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