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Origins of Social Immobility and Inequality: Parenting and Early Child Development

Ermisch, John (2008) 'Origins of Social Immobility and Inequality: Parenting and Early Child Development.' National Institute Economic Review, 205 (1). pp. 62-71. ISSN 0027-9501

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Abstract

<jats:p>There is growing evidence that differences in children's intellectual, emotional and behavioural development by parents' socio-economic status emerge at early ages and that these differences cast a long shadow over subsequent achievements. This article demonstrates with the Millennium Cohort Study that differences by parents‘ income group in cognitive and behavioural development emerge by the child's third birthday. It shows that an important part of these differences can be accounted for by ‘what parents do’ in terms of educational activities and parenting style.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2013 15:33
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:38
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/8029

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