Parenting to a degree

how family matters for college women"s success by Laura T. Hamilton

Written in English
Published: Pages: 263 Downloads: 916
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Subjects:

  • Academic achievement,
  • Women college students,
  • College student parents,
  • Research,
  • Parenting

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLaura T. Hamilton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC1568 .H36 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination263 pages
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27207380M
ISBN 10022618336X
ISBN 109780226183367
LC Control Number2015039580
OCLC/WorldCa920017451

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