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    Death and Family Life in the Past.Maris A. Vinovskis - 1990 - Human Nature 1 (2):109-122.
    As recently as 1970 about one-fifth of the children living in single-parent households resided in ones created by the death of a father. In colonial and nineteenth-century America, death was a much more important factor in disrupting parent-child relationships than it is today. Past societal reaction to the death of a parent continues to influence social policy; for example, widows and their dependent children receive more public assistance than divorced mothers or single mothers with children born out-of-wedlock. Although the material (...)
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    Book Review Section 1. [REVIEW]Maris A. Vinovskis, Douglas Sloan, Gerald H. Davis, C. H. Edson, W. Richard Stephens, Erwin H. Epstein, Samuel D. Andrews & Keith L. Raitz - 1983 - Educational Studies 14 (3):224-259.
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    Historical Perspectives on Parental Investment and Childbearing.Maris A. Vinovskis - 1993 - Human Nature 4 (4):329-336.
    This article provides some historical perspectives on parental investment and childbearing. Scholars are debating whether parents always loved and nurtured their children. The historical record provides some support for both sides. Parents who abandoned their children often did so with the hope that someone else would be able to raise them. But others, like the ancient Carthagians, sacrificed their own children to appease the gods. Colonial Americans appear to have been particularly solicitous of the well-being of their children. The paper (...)
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    Politicians, Privacy, and the PollsCensuses, Surveys & Privacy.Maris A. Vinovskis & Martin Bulmer - 1981 - Hastings Center Report 11 (1):23.
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