Table of contents for The well-being of California's children / Frank F. Furstenberg, Maureen R. Waller, Hongyu Wang.


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SUMMARY	ii
Table of Contents	xii
Figures	xiv
Tables	xv
1.  INTRODUCTION	1
2.  DATA AND METHODS	9
Sample Characteristics	11
Measures of Children's Well-Being	13
Physical Health	14
Emotional Adjustment	14
Educational Attachment	15
Pro-Social Involvement	16
3.  PHYSICAL HEALTH	18
Gender and Age	18
Family Characteristics	21
Conclusion	28
4. EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT	30
Gender and Age	32
Family Characteristics	33
Conclusion	36
5.  EDUCATIONAL ATTACHMENT	37
Gender and Age	38
Family Characteristics	40
Conclusion	43
6. PRO-SOCIAL INVOLVEMENT	45
Gender and Age	46
Family Characteristics	47
Conclusion	50
7. HOW CALIFORNIA'S CHILDREN COMPARE TO THOSE IN 
THE REST OF THE NATION	52
Physical Health	53
Emotional Adjustment	54
Educational Attachment	56
Pro-Social Involvement	57
Conclusion	58
CHAPTER 8: CONCLUSION AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS	60
Children's Physical Health	60
Children's Emotional Adjustment	61
Children's Educational Attachment	61
Children's Involvement in Pro-Social Activities	62
Children in California and the Rest of the Nation	62
Appendix A	67
Bibliography	70
		 
		 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Children California Social conditions, Children California Economic conditions, Children Health and hygiene California, Children California Statistics, Children United States States, Family life surveys California, National Survey of America's Families