Report – Worst Off Single-Parent Families in the United States
Worst Off Single-Parent Families in the United States, A Cross-National Comparison of Single Parenthood in the U.S. and Sixteen Other High-Income Countries, by Timothy Casey, Laurie Maldonado. The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, December 2012.
This report “is an exhaustive, critical analysis of data and information drawn from a broad range of sources including government agencies, social scientists, and academic researchers worldwide. The scope of the report, with its impressive compilation of data and statistics, is a significant addition to the literature on social policies and an incisive analysis of the current circumstances and needs of single parents in the U.S. the overwhelming majority of whom are single mothers.”