P R Amato

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Single-parent households and children's educational achievement: A state-level analysis
    Paul R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Res 53:191-202. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Children of divorce in the 1990s: an update of the Amato and Keith (1991) meta-analysis
    P R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
    J Fam Psychol 15:355-70. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The legacy of parents' marital discord: consequences for children's marital quality
    P R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6207, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:627-38. 2001

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Single-parent households and children's educational achievement: A state-level analysis
    Paul R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Res 53:191-202. 2015
    ..These results do not support the notion that increases in single parenthood have had serious consequences for U.S. children's school achievement. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Children of divorce in the 1990s: an update of the Amato and Keith (1991) meta-analysis
    P R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
    J Fam Psychol 15:355-70. 2001
    ..For these outcomes, the gap between children with divorced and married parents decreased during the 1980s and increased again during the 1990s...
  3. ncbi request reprint The legacy of parents' marital discord: consequences for children's marital quality
    P R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6207, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:627-38. 2001
    ..Parental behaviors most likely to predict problematic marriages among offspring included jealousy, being domineering, getting angry easily, being critical, being moody, and not talking to the spouse...