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Does maternal employment following childbirth support or inhibit low-income children's long-term development?

An analysis of the relationship between maternal employment in the two years after childbearing and children's cognitive and behavioral functioning at age 7, with additional analyses of the moderating roles of race/ethnicity and child care type on that relationship, based on data from 444 urban, low-income, predominantly African American and Hispanic families from the Three-City Study, a longitudinal, multi-method analysis of the well-being of low income children and families in Boston, San Antonio, and Chicago following welfare reform
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United States
Illinois; Massachusetts; Texas

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