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Title: An Examination of the Latent Structure of Family Capital Estimated Using Family Resources and Processes Measures
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1. Waithaka, Eric
An Examination of the Latent Structure of Family Capital Estimated Using Family Resources and Processes Measures
Presented: Washington DC, Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, January 2018
Cohort(s): NLSY97
Publisher: Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
Keyword(s): Family Background; Family Process Measures; Family Resources; Net Worth; Transition, Adulthood

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The achievement of the traditional milestones associated with adulthood within the current cohort of young adults appears to differ by social class backgrounds, and these differences may be growing due to the differential support of natal families. Family background matter but the ways in which it matters and what attributes in the family of origin are most salient is a subject that has not been comprehensively interrogated. Extant research does not examine the multi-dimensional aspects of family resources (capital) and how this capital is deployed during transitions to adulthood. Building on the work of Pierre Bourdieu (1986) on forms of family capital and Annette Lareau's (2000; 2003) work on family processes, this paper explores the latent structure of family capital when estimated using distinct family background resources and processes measures.
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Waithaka, Eric. "An Examination of the Latent Structure of Family Capital Estimated Using Family Resources and Processes Measures." Presented: Washington DC, Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, January 2018.