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Intergenerational Mobility

Liana Fox, Florencia Torche and Jane Waldfogel.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty

May 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Marriage and the Family. 12165 words.

This article reviews current research on intergenerational mobility, which indicates opportunity for children to move beyond their social origins and obtain a status not dictated by that of...

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Single and Cohabiting Parents and Poverty

Christina M. Gibson-Davis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty

May 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Marriage and the Family. 8719 words.

This article examines the interrelationships among poverty rates, inequality, and nonmarital family structures, focusing on households with a never-married parent, usually the mother, or...

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