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This quantity includes contributions from numerous fields of research within the social sciences. the several disciplinary angles intersect on the point of the learn topics: households, families and shoppers. jointly they replicate a vast box of research that usually had its specific area of interest in Wageningen as 'household and buyer studies'. The 5 separate elements: the formation and dissolution of households; stratification and inequality; shopper and family behaviour; rest time; and hygiene, future health and society, properly mirror the broadness of this field.The eighteen contributions during this quantity have been purposefully chosen, not just according to their contents and caliber, but additionally due to their courting to the paintings of Kees de Hoog, who retired this yr. even supposing Kees de Hoog is a professor of relations sociology and relatives coverage, his paintings through the years has prolonged a ways past that and covers the fields which are captured by way of the various components during this e-book. consequently the contributions during this quantity include an attractive learn for students around the globe who've an curiosity in households, shoppers, families, and the methods they interface

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Dependent variables: Means of reading and math scores by family-form and country, the standard deviation in parentheses and deviance from scores of pupils with those of pupils with father and mother only. 4 37 Geetha Garib, Teresa Martin Garcia and Jaap Dronkers Table 1. Contimued. 8 6,923 Changing families and their lifestyles  Effects of different family forms on children’s educational performance Table 2. The characteristics of the pupils and their parents in the various family forms: means and standard deviations.

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