Children’s time use and family structure in Italy

Single parents have a legitimation problem: besides the fact that most of them are economically disadvantaged, they have always to state that they are as good a family and can care as good for their children than do families with both parents. An Italian group within the FamiliesAndSocieties project analyzed if children with a single parent read and study less or more than those with both parents, using data for the Italian Time Use Survey.

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