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Keeping in Touch: How Women in Mid-Life Allocate Social Contacts among Kith and Kin
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Social Forces Volume 70, Number 3, ISSN 0037-7732

Abstract

Among 3,677 surveyed women, aged 44-59, contacts with friends and family depended on the relationship and household structure, followed by distance, resources, and individual predisposition toward maintaining ties. Race, educational attainment, and residence in the South or rural areas affected certain types of contacts. Contains 36 references. (SV)

Citation

Waite, L.J. & Harrison, S.C. (1992). Keeping in Touch: How Women in Mid-Life Allocate Social Contacts among Kith and Kin. Social Forces, 70(3), 637. Retrieved December 7, 2021 from .

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